The Effect of Music on the Communication Ability: A Case of Vocabularies

Nasim Boustani; Taqi Al Abdwani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2023, Pages 1-12

  Vocabulary growth predicts communication ability and communication without vocabulary is impossible. The study was done among 50 EFL learners to examine the effect of music-based instruction on their vocabulary retention and attitudes. They were divided into experimental and control groups. First, a ...  Read More

Students’ Perceived Cultural Styles, Second Language Communication, and Confidence in Communication

Akin Gürbüz; Mehmet Abi; Bekir Canlı

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2023, Pages 13-25

  A common challenge for most students in intercultural contexts both in their academic studies ‎and future careers is balancing speaking opportunities for talkative and less talkative students. ‎The differences in individuals’ communication styles due to their backgrounds may lead to ‎some ...  Read More

Iranian EFL Learners’ Production of Online ‎English Requests: Effects of Technology-‎Mediated Task-Based Instruction

Minoo Alemi; Zahra Maleknia; Babak Meschi Nezami

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2023, Pages 26-39

  This quasi-experimental study scrutinized the impact of technology-mediated TBLT in an online collaborative and individual EFL learning environment on the development of request production of 20 male and female B.A. students of TEFL. The participants were divided into two equal individual and collaborative ...  Read More

Communication Skills of Selected Omani College ‎Students: Implications for Business ‎Skills

Anna Bocar; Ruel Ancheta

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2023, Pages 40-49

  This study aimed to determine the effectiveness level of the communication skills of the ‎selected participants who were non-native speakers of the English language, and examine its implications ‎for their business skills. A descriptive method of research was utilized and a borrowed questionnaire ...  Read More

Use of Cultulings in Business Communication: A Case of Flattery

Saba Hasanzadeh; Golshan Shakeebaee

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2023, Pages 50-63

  Since business without appropriate language use is impossible and language is an inseparable ‎part of a culture, knowing about the cultural patterns of communities can also be valuable. ‎Considering language as an essential component of any given culture, studying linguistic ‎expressions ...  Read More

Media Reportage and the Perceived Attitudes of Electorates: A Case of the 2020 Presidential Elections in Ghana

John Demuyakor; De-Love Anobah Opare; Rachel Naa Kwarkor Quartey

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2023, Pages 64-73

  The communication skills of politicians determine the attitudes of electorates towards the outcomes of national elections. However, media news framing of presidential elections affects and shapes the electorate’s perceived attitudes toward elections. This study employed a comparative experimental ...  Read More

The Impact of Adobe Connect Vs. Shaad Applications as Communicative Software on EFL Learners’ Vocabulary Knowledge

Faeze Pouria; Tahereh Zamani Behabadi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2023, Pages 74-84

  The current study, following a mixed-methods design, aimed at: 1) investigating whether internet-based applications including Adobe Connect and Shaad for online teaching could improve communication and vocabulary knowledge for pre-intermediate EFL learners, 2) examining if the difference varies with ...  Read More