Tag: language proficiency

Less Proficient vs. More Proficient l2 Learners’ Preferences for Compensation Strategies: l1-Based, l2-Based, and Non-Linguistic

This study addressed high- and low-proficiency learners’ preferences for two compensation strategies: guessing and compensating for missing knowledge. To this end, the TOEFL and a compensation strategy questionnaire were administered to 229 EFL learners. The results showed there was a simple pattern in guessing strategy use in that high- proficiency

The Relationship Between Test Takers’ Multiple Intelligences and Their Performance on the Reading Sections of Toefl and Ielts

The present study aimed at investigating the hypothetical relationship between the multiple intelligences of test takers and their performance on the reading sections of TOEFL and IELTS. Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences suggests that intelligence is not a single and solely inborn capacity, rather a multiple construct which is

Conscience in Language Teaching and Its Relationship with Language Proficiency and Emotional Intelligence of Efl Teachers

The present study aimed to explore the relationship among Iranian EFL teachers’ language teaching conscience, language proficiency, and emotional intelligence. To this purpose, 82 homogenized language teachers, M.A. students and M.A. holders in TEFL, English literature, and English translation, both males and females, were taken as the participants.  The result

The Interplay Among Emotional Intelligence, Classroom Management, and Language Proficiency of Iranian EFL Teachers

The present study was an attempt to investigate the interplay among Iranian EFL teachers’ emotional intelligence, classroom management, and their general English language proficiency. The result of the data analysis showed that: 1) there was a statistically significant relationship between the emotional intelligence and the classroom management of Iranian EFL

Conscience in Language Teaching

Conscience in Language Teaching and its Relationship with Language Proficiency and Emotional Intelligence of EFL Teachers by Sedighe Jalili Kalangestani was published here. Several factors contribute to the efficacy of an English language teacher, among which, language proficiency and emotional intelligence. Yet, there is a newly developed factor which claims to