A Romp Through the History of Emotional Intelligence from a Language Teaching Perspective

This paper takes a swift look at the genesis and history of humanistic psychology in general and its offshoot, Emotional Intelligence, while it has an eye on the classroom and learner all through. For this purpose, it furnishes the theoretical background of EI touching Phenomenology, Affective theory, Multiple Intelligences, and

Eugene O’Neil’s Use of Interior Monologue in Strange Interlude

There is a consensus of perceptions that O’Neill as an artist developed over the years and that he experimented with a broad range of techniques in his long dramatic career. One of his remarkable experimentations in the middle part of his dramatic career pertains to the use of interior monologue

The Relationship Between Level of Ambiguity Tolerance and Cloze Test Performance of Iranian Efl Learners

The present study explores levels of ambiguity tolerance among 38 thirdyear high school students in EFL classrooms and its relationship with cloze test performance. Ambiguity tolerance can be defined as a “person’s ability to function rationally in a situation in which interpretation of all stimuli is not clear” (Chapelle and

T. S. Eliot in the Albanian Literature and Culture

In this article, I attempt to investigate how the multiplicity of readings develops various translations of the same text, how the translated versions strive to keep the same, or almost the same authenticity, authority and genuineness like the source text they come from, how text analysis explains the variants which

The Impact of Personality Traits on the Affective Category of English Language Learning Strategies

The present study aims at discovering the impact of personality traits in the prediction use of the Affective English Language Learning Strategies (AELLSs) for learners of English as a foreign language. Four instruments were used, which were Adapted Inventory for Affective English Language Learning Strategies based on Affective category of

Language Curriculum Planning for the Third Millennium

As we begin the new millennium, many changes in society may affect trends in educational structures and language teaching respectively. A new millennium marks a moment when it is appropriate to think about what we have done, where we are now and how we should plan for the future (Littlejohn

Good Language Learner: from Autonomy Perspective

This paper investigated on the dual characteristics of good language learner in a foreign language (FL): autonomy, group cohesiveness and group norm. Data were collected by adopting methods of selecting good learners based on the achievement test and class participation, activity, and questionnaires. Fifty six learners took part in this

Truth and Honesty in Albert Camus’s Absurd Hero, Meursault

Many writers had already elaborated upon matters of truth and honesty, when Albert Camus characterized Meursault, the protagonist of his best selling novel The Outsider, as an honest man who ‘refuses to lie…for the sake of truth’. At that time, Camus had an international fame in the world of literature, and he

Mothers in Eugene O’Neill’s Strange Interlude and Long Day’s Journey into Night

Critical approaches to E. O’Neill address some of the important and recurrent questions that could be broadly referred as autobiography, psychological aspects, intellectual and literary kinship among other related subjects. From psychoanalytic perspectives, the studies carried on provide insight into his art and his creative process in the plays. There