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Genuine Interaction in ESL Classes through Questions

Genuine interaction and critical thinking in ESL classes with questions written by Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl

Triggering genuine interaction and critical thinking in ESL classes through challenging questions to optimize classroom interaction and social presence among L2 learners Author: Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl Video of genuine interaction in ESL classes Watch this video on YouTube Abstract These days, insufficient attention is being paid to the significance of proper questions, the…

Interactive Negotiation of Meaning & Form in ESL Classes

Interactive negotiation of meaning and form in ESL classes

Interactive negotiation of meaning and form in ESL classes written by Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl Author: Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl Video of interactive negotiation of meaning Watch this video on YouTube Abstract Second language learning and teaching cannot be taken for granted, and it cannot take place in a vacuum. From the advent…

Classroom Interaction in Second Language Learning

Classroom interaction in second language learning written by Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl

Classroom interaction in second language learning written and narrated by Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl Author: Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl Video of classroom interaction Watch this video on YouTube Abstract In the middle of the 1980s, Long developed the Interaction Hypothesis, which challenged Krashen’s Input Hypothesis. Long’s theory was emphasizing this point that comprehensible…

Explicit Corrective Feedback in Writing for ESL Students

Explicit corrective feedback in Writing practice for ESL students

Explicit corrective feedback in writing for ESL students written and narrated by Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl Author: Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl Video of explicit corrective feedback Watch this video on YouTube Abstract Writing academically is one of the most demanding and time-consuming activities in the face of ESL learners. That’s why language learners…

Social Presence in Online Learning with 10 Best Practices

Social presence in online learning to guarantee learner satisfaction and increase interactivity

Do you wonder how to realize social presence in online learning environments, such as online schools, institutes, universities, and the like? In this article, step-by-step, we’ll guide you through developing and reinforcing the sense of social presence to guarantee learner satisfaction and increase student-student interactivity. First, we’ll define social presence in the context of online…

Interactivity and Social Presence PhD Thesis

Interactivity and social presence in online education Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl's PhD Thesis

Interactivity and Social Presence is the topic of Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl’s Ph.D. thesis in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. PhD Thesis Title Interactivity and Social Presence: Two Ingredients for Creating an Effective Online Learning Community Researcher Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl, Ph.D. in TEFL Advisor Seyyedeh Susan Marandi, Ph.D. Reader Parviz Maftoon,…

Social Presence and Interactivity in Online Social Contexts

Social presence and student interactivity in online social contexts at LELB Society

Peer-Assessment and Student-Driven Negotiation of Meaning: Two Ingredients for Creating Social Presence in Online EFL Social Contexts. Social presence and interactivity Abstract With the current availability of state-of-the-art technology, particularly the Internet, people have expanded their channels of communication. This has similarly led to many people utilizing technology to learn second/foreign languages. Nevertheless, many current…

English Negotiation Print Books vs. E-books

English Negotiations - LELB Society

English Negotiation Print Books vs. E-books English Negotiation Print Books vs. E-books About this activity Remember that a negotiation is NOT a lecture or monologue, and you should take equal turns in the negotiations. Please note that this activity is like a game, and you should prepare yourself to defend your position even if it is against your own will. Please make it clear…

Interaction Hypothesis in SLA | TESL Issues

Interaction Hypothesis Interaction Hypothesis Long’s Interaction Hypothesis, especially the updated version, claims that learners do need to pay conscious attention to form in order to benefit from negotiated interaction. The origins of Long’s Interaction Hypothesis lies partly in Hatch’s work on discourse analysis and L2 acquisition and partly in Krashen’s Input Hypothesis. Hatch (1978, p.…

Speech Acts in Pragmatics | TESL Issues

Speech Acts Speech acts are carried out over various turns and their exact shape takes into account interlocutor reactions. In other words, conversation is co-constructed by both interlocutors, which is something that can never be simulated with DCTs. Speech acts are certainly the most researched area of pragmatics, and they are arguably the most social,…