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Masoud Azizinezhad

Masoud Azizinezhad
Islamic Azad university Toyserkan branch · english

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In this study, the directed (deductive) content analysis approach was adopted to explore the components of translator trainers' competencies through in-depth individual semistructured interviews conducted with 10 expert Iranian translator trainers at different universities around Iran. Theoretical model was the translator trainer profile proposed b...
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To explore the effects of formative assessment on student engagement in classroom, 60 upper-intermediate level EFL students, were chosen out of a convenience sample of 120, using the Oxford Placement Test and were randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. After the intervention, the students were asked to complete the Student Course Eng...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of cooperative learning on EFL learners’ language learning, motivation toward learning English as a foreign language, and the high- and low-achievers’ academic achievements in a heterogeneous language proficiency group. This study brings together the fields of cooperative learning, second lang...
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The boom of technology, industrial revolution, replacement of man force by robots, digital age, all and all are terms that tell us, experts in the field of language learning, one thing: changes are bound to happen and inevitable. The only thing to be done then is to know the circumstances well and try to keep a balance between the old and new teach...
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The aim of this paper is to consider what we know about the ways that transfer can occur in relation to the skills developed through active engagement with music and how they may impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people. The paper synthesises indicative research findings and considers the implications...
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This paper investigates the relationship between EFL teachers, attitudes, teaching techniques and classroom type. To this end, 100 EFL teachers teaching in different contexts have been chosen, then a two-set questionnaire consisting of a five-point scale and Yes/No questions about large and small classes was distributed among them Also, a per-forme...
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During the past three decades, the need for emphasis on collocations has received increasingly attention in the field of EFL teaching learning processes. Several researchers pointed out the benefits of learning collocations such as increasing learners’ language competence, enhancing learners’ communicative competence, and being toward native-like....
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Task-based teaching and learning is becoming more and more popular in the world and especially in Iran English classes now, and the aim of task is to create a real purpose for language use and provide a natural context for language study. This article is to introduce what a task-based teaching practically is and the three phrases of pre-task, while...
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The purpose of the present study was to investigate the collocational errors in EFL college learners’ writing. A total of 68 sophomores University students in Hamadan city participated in this study. Thirty-eight assignments and thirty-eight in-class practice were collected and analyzed for collocational errors. The unacceptable grammatical and lex...
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Background: ESRD is multi-causes disease with irreversible reduction of kidney function. The patients need replacement therapy to survive in west of Iran. Materials and Methods: In this is a descriptive study, a total of 455 patients with ESRD were studied to determine the etiology of ESRD. Data were collected by a questionnaire and then analyzed b...
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Nowadays, PowerPoint is an educational tool for teaching and delivering materials in classes. It was basically developed for presentation and not essentially for teaching and learning in a classroom. Its applications in teaching and learning settings should provide better means of communicating information to the students. Used thoughtfully, PowerP...
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This paper puts focus on the traditional teaching tools. In order to find their answers the authors conducted a course of advanced translation using the traditional blackboard where students were only allowed to use paper dictionaries and conducted the same course in another class where data projectors and PowerPoint slides were used and students w...
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One of the most challenging issues ahead of translation teachers is to choose suitable teaching material and techniques for the media translation courses. With the advent of new technologies and the dramatic change they’ve gone through, teachers have a wide variety of options at their disposal to choose from. To name a couple of them one can think...
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Oovoo and Skype are free chat and video communication tools which allow users to send pre-recorded video messages, chat synchronously with other users, and participate in video conferences with up to three users at a time for free using the internet. With a paid subscription up to six users can simultaneously video conference and you can record the...
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One of the major tasks of a teacher is, nowadays, believed to be trying to improve digital competence of students so that they are able to use ICT in the modern community. Blogging is having a weblog on the worldwide web and to maintain or add new entries to a blog, which can serve well to the pedagogical purposes via diverse and creative activitie...
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It is fundamentally essential for children to learn English from a young age in this rapidly globalizing world. English knowledge will help to open many opportunities for them in the future and it will be invaluable in their future careers. However, teaching English to children is not an easy job. But it is also not difficult, if we already know ho...
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Improving students. creativity is one of the obsessions of architecture teachers, dealing with which puts forward complicated pedagogical issues. Having in mind the great influence creativity exerts on the students while they deal with environment designing as well as educational strategies of the teacher and the relationship between the two, one c...
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There are currently 1.7 billion mobile phones in use around the world, while the total world population is 6 billion (Keegan, 2004).! In the past 10 years, the increasing development of mobile phone technology has been unbelievably swift: from from plain and simple cell phones to the current high-tech phones which can serve as a PDA, mini-computer,...
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Constructivist teaching is based on constructivist learning theory. This theoretical framework is based on the belief that learning occurs through what a student already knows; this prior knowledge is called a schema. Because all learning should pass through the filter of the pre-existing schemata, constructivists suggest that learning is best acco...
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Researchers have shown that laughter is crucial to our health and that the use of humour in class can do something of a miracle. Teaching experience has shown that humour helps keeping students interested and motivated. Humour and laughter can also help less sociable students in language classes to participate with the group, to feel a part of the...
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There are two important poles in Iranian English language contexts: schools or universities (formal contexts) and Language Teaching Institutes (informal contexts). The difference of contexts entails different teaching methods, different attitudes and different students. needs. Teachers interact differently with these situations to meet these needs...
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In the present world, with the huge amount of cultural exchanges between nations and countries happening, Literary Translation can act as a very useful approach toward introducing our native culture to the world and finding a proper place for ourselves within the global multicultural relations. The importance of this research is in providing the tr...

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