Mostafa Morady Moghaddam
List of John Benjamins publications for which Mostafa Morady Moghaddam plays a role.
Review of Reynolds & Teng (2021): Innovative Approaches in Teaching English Writing to Chinese Speakers. Spelling Acquisition in Cross-linguistic Settings, Russak, Susie and Elena Zaretsky (eds.), pp. 126–1322022.
This study attempts to describe how metapragmatic devices can exert change in indirect reporting. This was achieved through the analysis of naturally occurring indirect reports during interaction. Specifically, indirect reports were extracted from a series of expert talks (≈800 minutes) broadcast… read more | Article
2020. ‘Die’ and its different situation-bound utterances in Persian. Pragmatics & Cognition 27:2, pp. 408–431
In this paper, using the tenets of Situation-Bound Utterances (SBUs) (Kecskes 2000, 2010) and referring to Pragmatic Act Theory (PAT) (Mey 2001), the verb mordan (‘to die’ in English), and its different realisations are analysed among Persian speakers. Through the analysis of authentic talk in… read more | Article
Appraising and reappraising of compliments and the provision of responses: Automatic and non-automatic reactions. Pragmatics 29:3, pp. 410–4352019.
The role of cognitive processes in compliment-response (CR) exchanges is an underdeveloped area of investigation. This article aims to probe whether Persian speakers’ responses to compliments change in line with their appraisals of the situation. To achieve this aim, Persian speakers’ responses to… read more | Article
Politeness at the extremes: Iranian women’s insincere responses to compliments. Language and Dialogue 7:3, pp. 413–4312017.
This study addresses the issue of politeness in compliment responses (CRs) among Iranian female university students. Using naturally occurring talk, 235 compliment-response exchanges were recorded during focus group interviews. The findings revealed that to mitigate impoliteness the interviewees… read more | Article