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

The Effectiveness of Metacognitive Strategies Training on Cognitive Failure in Patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Razieh Javandel Soumehsaraei; Hossein Zare; Somayeh Zare

Volume 2, Issue 6 , August 2019, Pages 19-25

  The purpose of the present research was to examine the effectiveness of meta-cognitive strategies training on the cognitive failure in patients with general anxiety disorder (GAD). This quasi-experimental design consisted of two groups, with pre-test/ posttest and the control group. Considering the experimental ...  Read More

The Role of Informal English Language Teaching in Childhood on English Knowledge and Attitude towards the English Language in Adulthood

Marzieh Mobtada; Ali Akbar Seif

Volume 2, Issue 6 , August 2019, Pages 27-31

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of informal English language teaching in childhood on English knowledge and attitude towards English language in adulthood. The research design was of a causal-comparative nature. The statistical population included all the first-year undergraduate ...  Read More

Presenting a Structural Model for Student Hope Forecast Based on Perception of Parent-Child Relationship and Socioeconomic Status through Mediation of Self-Esteem

Maryam Majidi; Khadijeh Abolmali Alhosseini

Volume 2, Issue 6 , August 2019, Pages 33-40

  The study was conducted with the aim of predicting educational hope based on the perceived parent-child relationship and socioeconomic status through self-esteem mediation in female high school students in the 19th district of Tehran during the academic year of 1396-97. The research method was descriptive-correlational. ...  Read More

Spatial Memory and Symptoms of Neuroticism: Gender Differences in a Spatial Task

Ali Hossein Pour Najjar; Elham Froozandeh; Amineh Sadat Tabatabayi; Ehsan Soleimanpour

Volume 2, Issue 6 , August 2019, Pages 49-57

  This study was an attempt to investigate the relationship between spatial memory and Symptoms of Neuroticism in men and women visitors of a flower garden. The participants were chosen by an available sampling method among people who visited flower garden, located in Isfahan, Iran in October 2016. Subjects ...  Read More

The Relationship between Working Memory, Speaking Accuracy and Length of Utterances of Iranian EFL Learners

Maryam Rafiei; Laleh Fakhraee Faruji; Mahnaz Azad

Volume 2, Issue 6 , August 2019, Pages 59-67

  This study explored the relationship among working memory (WM), speaking accuracy and length of utterance of Iranian Intermediate EFL learners. The data were collected from 38 female EFL learners whose age range was between 12 and 15 studying English at a language institute in Tehran. First, an Oxford ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Education on Emotional, Psychological, and Social Well-being of 12th grade students in Tehran

Fariba Dortaj

Volume 2, Issue 6 , August 2019, Pages 61-72

  The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness education on emotional, psychological, and social well-being of 12th grade students in Tehran. The research method was quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest design and control group. The statistical population of the study included ...  Read More