Document Type : Research Articles


1 PhD Candidate in TEFL, Department of English, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of TEFL, Department of English, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran


This study investigated the intervention of Zimmerman & Hutchins (2003) Information Synthesization vs. Visualization on Iranian Undergraduate ESP (Accounting) learners’ reading comprehension achievement across gender. 120 ESP University students majoring in Accounting in Iran participated in this study and were assigned to 4 homogeneous groups, 30 male and 30 female students in experimental groups, 30 male and 30 female students in comparison groups. An ESP reading comprehension administered to all participants as a pre-test showed that 4 groups were not significantly different in ESP reading comprehension ability. For treatment, Accounting reading comprehension passages were taught through focusing on Information Synthesization strategy in the experimental group and in the comparison groups it was taught through focusing on Visualization strategy. At the end of the treatment, the post-test was administered. The results revealed that Information Synthesization had more effect on improving the students’ ESP reading comprehension ability than Visualization, and also gender does not interact with ESP reading comprehension ability of the participants.


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Article Title [فارسی]

بررسی اثربخشی ترکیب اطلاعات در مقایسه با تصویرسازی (زیمرمان و هاچینز، 2003) بر پیشرفت زبان تخصصی دانشجویان کارشناسی حسابداری با لحاظ جنسیت

Authors [فارسی]

  • سمیه شیخ پورآهندانی 1
  • محمد رضا خددارضا 2

1 دانشجوی دکتری، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد تنکابن

2 دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد تنکابن

Abstract [فارسی]

این تحقیق به بررسی اثربخشی ترکیب اطلاعات در مقایسه با تصویرسازی (زیمرمان و هاچینز، 2003) بر پیشرفت زبان تخصصی دانشجویان کارشناسی حسابداری با لحاظ جنسیت پرداخته است. 120 دانشجوی رشته حسابداری در ایران در این تحقیق مشارکت داشتند که به 4 گروه همگن 30 مذکر و 30 مونث در گروه آزمایش و 30 مذکر و30 مونث در گروه دیگر تقسیم شدند. پیش آزمون به عمل آمده نشان داد که 4 گروه تفاوت چشمگیری در درک مطلب متون تخصصی نداشتند. در 2 گروه آزمایشی اول، متون تخصصی با کمک روش ترکیب اطلاعات و در 2 گروه مقایسه، به کمک تصویرسازی تدریس شد. در پایان، پس آزمون به عمل آمد و نتیجه بدست آمده نشان داد که ترکیب اطلاعات تاثیر بیشتری در افزایش توانایی درک مطلب متون تخصصی داشت؛ اما با درنظرگرفتن جنس مونث و مذکر هیچ تفاوت معناداری در سطح درک مطلب متون تخصصی وجود نداشت.

Keywords [فارسی]

  • درک مطلب متون انگلیسی
  • انگلیسی برای اهداف ویژه
  • تصویرسازی
  • اثربخشی ترکیب اطلاعات
  • خواندن مبنی بر استراتژی
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