Zohreh R. Eslami
List of John Benjamins publications for which Zohreh R. Eslami plays a role.
Complimenting Behavior and (Self-)Praise across Social Media: New contexts and new insights
Edited by María Elena Placencia and Zohreh R. Eslami
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 313] 2020. xi, 315 pp. + index
Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics | Sociology
CLIL as a balance for female–male differences? The effect of CLIL on student writing outcomes. Issues and Perspectives on Student Diversity and Content-Based Language Education, Genesee, Fred and Diane J. Tedick (eds.), pp. 310–3352021.
This study examines female–male differences in English writing outcomes for Taiwanese primary school learners enrolled in a Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) program. Narrative and expository writing samples of 212 primary school students (Male = 103, Female = 109) in Taiwan were… read more | Article
EMI and the international branch campus: Examining language ideologies, policies, and practices. Problematizing Language Policy and Practice in EMI and Transnational Higher Education: Challenges and Possibilities, Green-Eneix, Curtis, Peter I. De Costa and Wendy Li (eds.), pp. 229–2522021.
Transnational higher education (TNHE), often based on export models of Western-based universities and driven by neoliberal market economy agendas, has spread across the globe. One example of TNHE is Qatar’s Education City where six prestigious American international branch campuses (IBCs) all… read more | Article
Chapter 1. A comparative study of compliment responses among Chinese Renren users and American Facebook users. Complimenting Behavior and (Self-)Praise across Social Media: New contexts and new insights, Placencia, María Elena and Zohreh R. Eslami (eds.), pp. 21–482020.
Advancements in technology, spread of English language worldwide, increasing use of online social networking sites (SNSs) and globalization are recognized as highly powerful forces influencing everyday language use and practices. This has led to concerns that technologization, in line with… read more | Chapter
Introduction. Complimenting Behavior and (Self-)Praise across Social Media: New contexts and new insights, Placencia, María Elena and Zohreh R. Eslami (eds.), pp. 1–182020.
Attitudes toward EMI in East Asia and the Gulf: A systematic review. Language Problems and Language Planning 43:1, pp. 8–312019.
In order to raise global profiles of universities, governments around the world have pushed universities to offer English medium instruction (EMI) courses. While research examining the attitudes toward EMI has been conducted in various countries, these studies generally look at a single university… read more | Article
Review of Ishihara & Cohen (2010): Teaching and Learning Pragmatics: Where Language and Culture Meet. Pragmatics and Society 4:3, pp. 388–3922013.
Refusals: How to develop appropriate refusal strategies. Speech Act Performance: Theoretical, empirical and methodological issues, Martínez-Flor, Alicia and Esther Usó-Juan (eds.), pp. 217–2362010.
Refusal can be a difficult speech act to perform. As a disprefered response, it is complicated in form and it usually involves various strategies to avoid offending one’s interlocutor. For second language learners with linguistic limitations, performing refusals successfully may require a higher… read more | Article
Face-keeping strategies in reaction to complaints: English and Persian. Academic Interaction, Marriott, Helen (ed.), pp. 179–1952004.
This paper discusses a number of differences between English and Persian in the area of speech acts and links them with different cultural values and norms. The Persian speakers’ use of face-keeping strategies in reaction to complaints was compared with American English speakers’ performance. The… read more | Article