Bahram Kazemian

Bahram Kazemian
Islamic Azad University

Ph.D candidate

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Introduction
Bahram Kazemian is a PhD candidate and works as the managing director in Unique Language Center in Tabriz, Iran. He has authored several papers and book reviews published on international peer-reviewed journals including Asian Journal of Communication and Australian Journal of Linguistics. His major thrust areas of interest are Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL), Critical Discourse Analysis, Rhetoric, Appraisal Framework and Metadiscourse Markers. He serves as a member of Editorial Boards and Reviewers for various journals such as Language & Communication (Elsevier), Discourse, context & Media (Elsevier) etc.
Education
June 2008 - September 2013
Islamic Azad University Tabriz Branch
Field of study
  • English Language Teaching
June 2002 - June 2006
Islamic Azad University Tabriz Branch
Field of study
  • English Translation

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This book, edited by Archer and Breuer (2015), is a collection of thirteen seminal papers in Multimodality by the most celebrated scholars such as O’Toole, Perrin, Trimbur & Press, Ronan, Sidiropoulou, Hill etc. It is constructed into two sections plus an introduction as follows: 1) Section one: Writing within and across Modes (with seven articles...
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This enthralling book written by Woods is a practical guideline for all researchers involved in investigating any types of discourses in terms of Discourse Analysis, Critical Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Systemic Functional Linguistics, etc. It accommodates a wealth of devices and strategies in five discourses to scrutinize any texts and talks f...
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Drawing upon the recent theoretical framework of Burkean concept of identification (ID), the current study aims at probing the interaction of content and form in two letters penned by Iran's Supreme Leader and addressed to the Youth on Jan. and Nov. 2015. To this end, the study seeks (i) to determine a role ID takes in the conveyance of intended as...
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Language and politics go hand in hand and learning and comprehending political genre is to learn a language created for codifying, extending and transmitting political discourse in any text/talk. Drawing upon the theoretical framework of Fairclough's CDA and Rhetoric, the current study aims at investigating Donald Trump's First Speech, from the poi...
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Structurally, the book is comprised of 11 chapters and covers leading-edge procedures as follows. There are nine case studies, theoretical and practice-oriented chapters plus an overview (Chapter. 1) and an epilogue (Chapter. 11) by the editors each of which has its own outstanding merit and objectives. In a quasi-experimental study, Anisa Cheung (...
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This riveting book introduces an overall analytical framework and theoretical guideline for all teachers-researchers involved in inspecting the dynamic role of English on social media. It concentrates on Facebook data generated by EFL university students in Mongolia and Japan, and it accommodates a clear delineation in the trans-linguistics turn, w...
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This invaluable book is the 8th volume of Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights concentrating on the most salient topics in the realm of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis (DA). It begins with an up-to-date synopsis of its field of interest and brings together an anthology of 15 entries and seminal overviews and studies by the most distinguished scholar...
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This invaluable book is the 8th volume of Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights concentrating on the most salient topics in the realm of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis (DA). It begins with an up-to-date synopsis of its field of interest and brings together an anthology of fifteen entries and seminal overviews and studies by the most distinguished sc...
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کلاسهای امادگی زبان عمومی دکتری و کارشناسی ارشد MCHE (MSRT)- EPT- MHLE- UTET- UTEPT- IAUEPT- TOEFL -IELTS- TOLIMO عودت شهریه در صورت عدم رضایت درصد تضمینی بالا سیستم جامع و نوین توسط اساتید دانشگاه تبریز خ عباسی ایستگاه علی آباد تلفن: 36585745- 36578092 https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAEta4M7BF4JL0e86UA
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Drawing on overarching methodological frameworks of Hallidayan grammatical metaphor, Fairclough's perspective on critical discourse analysis and rhetoric, this study attempts to posit a novel, integrated and practical approach to political, the media, advertisement and other discourses. To this end and based on the proposed approach, it aims to cri...
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The aim of this paper is to investigate errors made by second and foreign language (L2) learners so as to understand the strategies and techniques used in the process of second and foreign language learning. Error analysis is a very important area of applied linguistics as well as of second and foreign language learning. It is also a systematic met...
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English has been designated as a source of intercultural communication among the people from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. A range of linguistic and cultural theories contribute meaningful insights on the development of competence in intercultural communication. The speculations suggest the use of communicative strategies focusing on...
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Since political discourse reflects the close relation between politics and language, it has attracted many scholars’ attention at home and abroad. Therefore, English political public speaking (EPPS for short), the subcategory of political discourse, has been chosen as the subject of the study. Based on the findings of Kenneth Burke’s new rhetoric a...
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The study was conducted in the department of the English University of Gujrat during Spring- 2012 semester. A question paper was designed to check the aptitude of the intermediate students of population 25. There were three sections; Grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension, in the question paper. Section: A (Grammar) was proved valid with 84....
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This paper is a critical study in Critical Discourse Analysis paradigm of a Textbook prescribed for intermediate students (Second Language Learners) in Government Colleges affiliated to the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan. The textbook contains selected texts to improve students reading skills integrate...
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English has been designated as a source of intercultural communication among the people from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. A range of linguistic and cultural theories contribute meaningful insights on the development of competence in intercultural communication. The speculations suggest the use of communicative strategies focusing on...
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Abstract The study was conducted in the department of the English University of Gujrat during Spring- 2012 semester. A question paper was designed to check the aptitude of the intermediate students of population 25. There were three sections; Grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension, in the question paper. Section: A (Grammar) was proved v...
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This paper presents some key concepts in studying and analyzing the aspects of communication critically. It has always been crucial and a complex phenomenon for the experts in the field of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) to decode and deduce the meaning of a text through context. They examine and attribute language as a social process involving c...
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The research aims to investigate the Arabic folklore “HatimTai” to reveal its constructive elements at narrative levels. Propp’s narrative model is exercised as a theoretical framework. It’s a qualitative study and a descriptive method is applied. The selected Tale has all the constructive elements introduced by Propp. Some functions are replicated...
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The study highlights the distinctive features of Pakistani English (PE) in a new genre: online travel guides of Pakistan uploaded by Pakistan Tourism. The data has been gathered through internet resource. British National Corpus has been used for the conformation of the distinctiveness of those features. The features highlighted in the paper valida...
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The study highlights English code-switching in Punjab Urdu textbooks. The research aims at finding and categorizing Urdu-English code-switches. Another rationale behind the study is to present Urdu equivalents of the switches from an Urdu-English dictionary; for instance, adakar for actor and sayyah for tourist. Textbooks of 5th, 6th, 9th and 10th...
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The present study shows factors responsible for poor English reading comprehension at secondary school level students. The purpose of this study is to explore those factors and to suggest remedies how to strengthen English reading comprehension of the students. English is the 2nd language of Pakistani students and Kachru (1996) places it in the out...
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This qualitative-descriptive study highlights the semantic property of the slogans of TV commercials. The study focuses on the analysis of linguistic tools used by the copywriters of TV commercials to influence the target audience. Leech’s (1981) associative meaning with its sub-types provide a theoretical basis to the study. The research displays...
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The study highlights the functional and semantic properties of the last address of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). The study is based upon Halliday’s (1985) SFL Mood analysis. The data obtained from the last address of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) are analyzed in tables. The analysis of 56 clauses reveals that 32 are declarative, 22 are imperative; whereas, on...
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The research aims to investigate the Arabic folklore “HatimTai” to reveal its constructive elements at narrative levels. Propp’s narrative model is exercised as a theoretical framework. It’s a qualitative study and a descriptive method is applied. The selected Tale has all the constructive elements introduced by Propp. Some functions are replicated...
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This paper aims to go through mythological study of Keats’s odes in the light of Bakhtinian Dialogism. Thus, primarily it will discuss the traces of Greek mythology in Keats's odes, and then it will further argue its social and political implications resulting from the main concerns of his poetry about inseparable joint of pain and pleasure of huma...
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GM is a substitution of one grammatical class, or one grammatical structure, by another: his departure instead of he departed. IGM is an incongruent representation of the experiential meaning. It is mainly represented by the transitivity system.
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This study investigated a particular lexico-grammatical resource, the resource that SFL refers to as IGM. Developed mainly by Halliday (1985,1994), the notion of GM represents an original and innovative contribution that identifies and describes the fact that political, scientific, academic registers, etc., in writing and in speaking, are functiona...
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Language has a fundamental role in the conveyance of political orators’ staged-managed and pre-planned goals to the audience in order to provoke, prevail, and persuade the audience toward the intended goals and meanings (Woods, 2006). Language is not independently powerful; it obtains power through the use of powerful orators and politicians etc. T...
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Characteristics of complex systems Complex, nonlinear systems and FLA Complex, nonlinear systems and SLA Dynamic Languages can be described as a collection of static units which require active process while using. Any time a language is used, it changes. Languages grow either diachronically or synchronically Learners' interlanguage have an ever-cha...
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This study aims at contrasting and comparing inflectional bound morphemes of English, Azerbaijani and Persian languages in details to pinpoint any similarities and differences between them. To do so, an inventory of Azerbaijani, Persian and English inflections with examples and illustrations are listed to highlight their similarities and discrepanc...
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This paper, applying Mikhail Bakhtin’s concept of dialogism as a theoretical starting point, attempts to study the manifestations of dialogic voice in Odes by John Keats. In essence, this study investigates the dialogic reading of ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’, ‘Ode to Psyche’, ‘To Autumn’ and ‘Ode on Melancholy’, regarding themati...
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The theoretical model of Halliday and Matthiessen (1999) which investigates transitivity as a means of depicting inner and outer world experiences is applied in the analysis. In both registers, the function of utilizing IGM is to express the lexis and grammar in the way the speaker or the writer wants in order to create or notify a certain influenc...
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Using Mikhail Bakhtin’s concept of dialogism as a theoretical starting point, this thesis investigates the manifestations of dialogic voice in Odes by John Keats. In fact, this study attempts to examine the dialogic reading of “Ode to a Nightingale”, “Ode on Grecian urn”, “Ode on Indolence”, “Ode to Psyche”, “To Autumn” and “Ode to Melancholy”, thr...
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Scientific Texts are generally concentrated on highly technical terms, and they are troublesome to understand due to their complexity in forms and meanings. Grammatical metaphor is divided into two broad areas: ideational and interpersonal. This paper focuses on the first type i.e. Ideational Grammatical Metaphor, which includes process types and n...
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First and foremost, one of the principal pedagogical implications of the present study and studies of the same essence is to pave the way and provide a tool and insight for academic writings and those who are inclined to seek IGM in their professions as scientific and political writers, instructors, translators and students. Afterwards, many academ...

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CDA papers in political discourse