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Ghaedrahmat, Mahdi; Alavi Nia, Parviz; Biria, Reza – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
This pragmatic study investigated the speech act of thanking as used by non-native speakers of English. The study was an attempt to find whether the pragmatic awareness of Iranian EFL learners could be improved through explicit instruction of the structure of the speech act of "Thanking". In fact, this study aimed to find out if there…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Speech Acts, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Farahani, Ali Akbar; Salajegheh, Soory – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2015
Although the provision of error correction is common in education, there are controversies regarding "when" correction is most effective and why it is effective. This study investigated the differences between Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers and learners regarding their perspectives towards the timeline of error…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Error Correction