1. Exploring Teachers’ Perception of Intercultural Communicative Competence and their Practices for Teaching Culture in EFL Classrooms

Masoomeh Estaji; Ali Rahimi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 1-18

Abstract
  This study aimed to examine the effect of EFL teachers’ level of instruction, education, and experience on their perceptions of Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) on the one hand and the effect of teachers’ ICC perceptions on their practices of teaching culture on the other. The ...  Read More

2. A Conversation Analysis of Ellipsis and Substitution in Global Business English Textbooks

Zia Tajeddin; Ali Rahimi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 1-14

Abstract
  Despite the body of research on textbook evaluation from the discourse analysis perspective, cohesive devices have rarely been analyzed in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) textbooks. The acquisition and use of cohesive devices is inherent to naturalistic communication, including business interactions. ...  Read More