About the article
Mehdi Vaez Dalili
Mehdi Vaez Dalili is an Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Department of English at the University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. His research interests include Generative perspective on Second Language Acquisition, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and corpus linguistics. His recent books include News & Media (2004, a collaborative work), News & Views (2010), Learn English News through Videos (2011), The Pro-drop Parameter in L2 Acquisition: A Theoretical and Empirical Account (2012), Basic English for the Students of Economic Sciences (2013) and English News Made Simple (2013).
Hossein Vahid Dastjerdi
Hossein Vahid Dastjerdi teaches in the Graduate Department of Islamic Azad University of Shahreza, Shahreza Branch, Shahreza, Iran. He is an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and has taught courses of variegated character, including translation courses, for years. He has published a good number of articles on discourse, testing and translation in local and international journals. His research interests include testing, materials development, translation, the metaphoricity of language, discourse analysis, pragmatics and critical discourse analysis.
Published Online: 2013-05-02