1. Representation of Ordinary People in Political Discourse: An ‎Aggregate Critical Discourse Analysis

Hamid Allami; Najmeh Barzegar

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 90-104

Abstract
  This study investigates the representation of ordinary people in the inaugural speeches of two Iranian presidents and their underlying ideologies through the lens of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA). An aggregate model integrating Fairclough’s three-dimensional (1989), Van Dijk’s socio-cognitive ...  Read More

2. English Language Teaching in Iran: A Case of Shifting Sands, Ambiguity, and Incoherent Policy and Practice

Mostafa Morady Moghaddam; Neil Murray

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 96-105

Abstract
  English language teaching (ELT) in Iran has experienced a turbulent history reflecting an often dynamic context and changing attitudes toward English, yet framed within a discourse of tolerance rather than one of embrace, as this study is going to show. The discourse was much brighter before the Islamic ...  Read More

3. The Representation of Iran’s Nuclear Program in British Newspaper Editorials: A Critical Discourse Analytic Perspective

Mahmood Reza Atai; Mohammad Amin Mozaheb

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2013, , Pages 15-33

Abstract
  In this study, Van Dijk’s (1998) model of CDA was utilized in order to examine the representation of Iran’s nuclear program in editorials published by British news casting companies. The analysis of the editorials was carried out at two levels of headlines and full text stories with regard ...  Read More