The Effect of Memorizing Particle Phrases through Student-Generated Sketches on EFL Learners’ Spoken Fluency

Reza Saeedehghan; Mohammad Khatib; Farid Ghaemi

Volume 3, Issue 11 , October 2020, , Pages 27-40

  Using chunks is said to bring about fluency into speech as they save speakers from constructing their speech upon a word-by-word basis. Particle phrases (A term coined in this study to refer to phrasal verbs and their derived and deviated nouns and adjectives) are also among those chunks. This study ...  Read More

Effects of Mental Fatigue on Memory Function of Expert Chess Players

Saeed Ghorbani

Volume 2, Issue 8 , January 2020, , Pages 25-33

  Mental fatigue is a factor that may influence performance of chess players. However, effects of mental fatigue on performance of chess players are rarely investigated. Therefore, the aim of this study was to explore the effects of exposure to a mental fatigue protocol on memory function (pattern recall ...  Read More

Particle Phrases as Metaphorical Concepts Retained in Online Speech: The Case of Spoken Accuracy

Reza Saeedehghan; Mohammad Khatib; Farid Ghaemi

Volume 2, Issue 6 , August 2019, , Pages 7-17

  Particle phrases are defined as prefabricated “chunks” stored and retrieved as a whole from memory at the time of use, rather than being subject to generation or analysis by the language grammar. This study was an attempt to investigate the effect of teaching particle-bound phrases on spoken ...  Read More

Comparing the Effects of Physical, Cognitive and Combined Rehabilitation on the Improvement of Working Memory and Cognitive Flexibility of the Elderlyy

Amir Dana

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, , Pages 67-77

  The present study aimed to compare the effects of physical, cognitive and combined rehabilitation on improving working memory and cognitive flexibility of the elderly living in the nursing home. This quasi-experimental study was carried out with a pretest-posttest design in four groups with the control ...  Read More

Predictors of Vocabulary Achievement: Testing a Model of Life Syllabus and Web-Based Language Teaching

Mustapha Hajebi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, , Pages 85-96

  This research was done to investigate the effect of life syllabus and web-based language learning on the vocabulary improvement of the study participants and to seek the attitudes of the learners on the use of web-based approach in language class based on life syllabus. Michigan test (version1997) was ...  Read More