Cross-linguistic Gender Differences in EFL Learners’ Pause Frequency and Duration

Zahra Banitalebi; Ali Akbar Jabbari; Mohammad Hasan Razmi

Volume 3, Issue 9 , May 2020, , Pages 19-27

  The present paper sought to investigate gender differences in the speech pauses made by Iranian bilingual (L1: Turkish and L2: Persian) learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). To this end, the pauses made by males and females were compared. Via an Oxford Placement test, a convenient sample of ...  Read More

The Role of Working Memory (WM) in Fluency, Accuracy and Complexity of Argumentative Texts Produced by Iranian EFL Learners

Omid Mallahi

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, , Pages 55-65

  The present study intended to examine the relationship between working memory (WM) and writing performance of a group of Iranian EFL learners and to explore whether learners with different working memory levels perform differently on the fluency, accuracy and complexity of texts produced or not. The ...  Read More