Volume 6 Issue 1 2012

| January 6, 2012

Volume 6 Issue 1 2012

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Foreword by Ahmad Al-Hassan

Research Articles

1. Vahid Aryadoust. Evaluating the psychometric quality of an ESL placement test of writing: A many-facets Rasch study

2. Božana Knežević & Irena Brdar. Deontic possibility and necessity: A case study based on two parallel legislative texts

3. Zuliati Rohmah. Mitigated Disagreements among Indonesian Doctorate Students in an Academic Setting

4. John Congjun Mu.Using hermeneutic multi-ease study to investigate L2 students’ academic writing strategies

5. John Winward. The role of semantic and pragmatic factors in article production by advanced Thai learners

6. Michael Lessard-Clouston. Technical vocabulary use in English-medium disciplinary writing: A native/non-native case study

7. Abbas Fateminia. A study on the closing Section of Iranian telephone conversations

Research Notes

8. Zoltan Boka. Pragmatic and associative word learning by young children

9. Satarupa Dattamajumdar. Language change in Lepcha: An assessment

10. Musallam Al-Ma’ani. A Learner-Centered Approach to Technical Translation in Undergraduate Programmes: Contributions from Arabic

11. Farideh Gholizadeh, Leila Gholizadeh, Sima Modirkhamene. The development of metalinguistic awareness of Azeri-Persian bilinguals in the process of third language acquisition

12. Mohammed Assiri. “ana aasif jiddan yaa akhi”: An intercultural study of illocutionary preferences and gender differences in Arabic apology

Category: 2012