Instructor of Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching
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Full Name: Ali Dabbagh
Academic Rank: Instructor
Education: BA in English Language and Literature (Kharazmi University)
MA in TEFL and Applied Linguistics (Kharazmi University)
PhD Candidate of TEFL and Applied Linguistics (Kharazmi University)
Department: Foreign Languages
Reviewer of the following Journals: International Journal of English Language and Cultural Stucies
US-China Foreign Language
Intercultural competence and metacultural competence
Vocabulary acquisition and assessment/measurement
Dabbagh, A., & Safaei, A. (accepted manuscript). Comparative Textbook Evaluation: Representation of Learning Objectives in Locally and Internationally Published ELT Textbooks. Issues in Language Teaching.
Dabbagh, A. (2017). The effect of dialogue journal writing on EFL learners' descriptive writing performance: A quantitative study. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Language, 6(3), 71-80.
Dabbagh, A. & Noshadi, M. (2016). Philosophy-based language teaching approach on the horizon: A revolutionary pathway to put applied ELT into practice. Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 7(5), 1022-1028.
Dabbagh, A. (2016). The predictive role of vocabulary knowledge in listening comprehension: Depth or breadth? International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies, 4(3), 01-13.
Janebi Enayat, M., Davoudi,M., Dabbagh, A. (2015). Critical thinking instruction in Iran’s ELT curriculum: To be or not to be? International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies, 3(4), 29-41.
Noshadi, M. & Dabbagh, A. (2015). Metacultural competence: A benchmark for advances in applied ELT? Selected Papers of 2nd conference on Interdisciplinary Approached to Language Teaching, Literature and Translation Studies, 52 – 62.
Dabbagh, A. & Noshadi, M. (2014). Crossing metacognitive strategy awareness in listening performance: An emphasis on language proficiency. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Englis Literature, 3(6), 234-242.
Derakhshan, A., Dabbagh, A. & Shakki, F. (2018). Conceptualizations of homeland (vatan) in Rumi's poetry: A Cultural Linguistics study. Paper presented at 16th International TELLSI Conference: Futurology of English Language Teaching and Literature, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.
Dabbagh, A. & Safai, A. (2018). Evaluating learning objectives in national and international ELT textbooks using Bloom's revised taxonomy. Paper presented at 16th International TELLSI Conference: Futurology of English Language Teaching and Literature, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.
Dabbagh, A. (2018). Moving beyond communicative competence: Towards metacultural-based ELT materials. Paper presented at First National Conference on New Trends in English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran.
Dabbagh, A. (2017). Metacultural Competence and ELT Curriculum in Iran. IELTA Conferemce, Tehran, Iran.
Dabbagh, A. (2016). Introducing Cultural Linguistics as an investigative framework to analyze proverbs. Poster presented at the 4th International Conference on Applied Research in Language Studies, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran.
Dabbagh, A. (2016). Towards the introduction of meta-cultural competence to English language teaching in Iran: Time for a change! Paper presented at The First National Conference on Language and Educational Studies, Islamic Azad University, Aliabad Branch, Aliabad, Iran.
Dabbagh, A. (2016). Investigating the role of trait emotional intelligence and gender in EFL learners’ speaking strategy use. Paper presented at The 2nd International Congress on New Directions of Philology (Language, Literature, Linguistics, and Culture), Tehran, Iran.
Dabbagh, A. & Kamali, H. (2015). Are trilinguals different from bilinguals? The case of Turkman EFL learners’ emotional intelligence and gender. Paper presented at The Third ELT Conference: Novel Trends and Perspectives, Allameh Tabatabaii University, Tehan, Iran.
Dabbagh, A. (2015). Life syllabus: An investigation into Iranian EFL stakeholders’ perceptions and Practices. Paper presented at the 2nd conference on Interdisciplinary Approached to Language Teaching, Literature and Translation Studies, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.
Noshadi, M. and Dabbagh, A. (2015). Metacultural competence: A benchmark for advances in applied ELT? Poster presented at the 2nd conference on Interdisciplinary Approached to Language Teaching, Literature and Translation Studies, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.
Dabbagh, A. (2015). Is current practice in strict line with research findings? The case for depth of word knowledge in general English classes. Paper presented at the First National Conference on Challenges in Foreign Language Teaching in Iran, Hakim Sabzevari University.
Atai, M.R. and Dabbagh, A. (2011). Investigating vocabulary depth and semantic set in EFL learners’ vocabulary use in writing. Paper presented at the 9th International TELLSI conference in Ilam University.
Tajeddin, Z. and Dabbagh, A. (2010). Interlanguage pragmatic tests: Washback to teachers, learners and teaching program. Paper presented at 8th International TELLSI conference in Al-Zahra University.
A Critical Image Analysis of Gender Representation in New Iranian Junior High School Textbook
First ranekd BA graduate
Fisrt ranked MA graduate
Ranked 10 in PhD entrance exam in Iran
First ranked in the PhD interview exam in Kharazmi University, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran University, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, and Isfahan University
Member of National Elites Foundation of Iran
Reading Journalistic texts
Practicum teaching and teacher training
Listening and Speaking
Supplementary Material Development
Psychology of Education
Sociology of Education
Philosophy of Education
Research Methodology in Applied Linguistics
Language Teaching Methodology
Translating simple texts
Phonetics and Phonology
Material Development / Evaluation