Original Article
The Effects of Captioned Slides on Learning of English Idiomatic Expressions among EFL Intermediate Learners

Saeed Ketabi; Ali Sadeghi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-20


  Using caption in teaching English as a second language has had its particular advocates throughout the history of language teaching. The present study intends to examine the potential effectiveness of captioned inputs for comprehension of English idiomatic expressions among EFL intermediate learners. ...  Read More

Original Article
The Relationship between Mission Statement and Firms’ Performance

Sajjad Salehi-Kordabadi; Sajjad Karimi; Mohammad Qorbani-Azar

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 21-36


  After two decades of research, the clear relationship between a mission statement and a firm’s performance is not found yet. Past research has demonstrated the meaningful relationship between the mission statement and the performance. Some of these studies, however, have indicated there is no meaningful ...  Read More

Original Article
Analyzing the Status of Strategic Planning in Enhancing Quality of Life in Saqqez City, Iran

Mohammad Rahim Rahnama; Mohammad Ajza Shokouhi; Akbar Heydari

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 37-49


  Strategic urban planning has become an important tool promoted by local governments for the city’s economic and social development project design. To achieve this, In order to, it is necessary to adopt a strategic planning approach to enhance the quality of life process. The aim of this paper is ...  Read More

Original Article
Effects of Self-Control on Social Adjustment of Azad University Student's Happiness in Khash City

Hossein Jenaabadi; Bahman Ruzrokh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 50-58


  This study examines the effects of self-control on social adjustment of Azad university students' happiness Khash city. Research method was a descriptive -survey. The study population consisted all 213 Azad university students in the city of Khash. Random cluster sampling was in multi-stage and research ...  Read More

Poetry and Drama: A Survey of Their Applicability to Language Teaching/Learning

Saeid Rahimipour

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 59-70


  Recently, literature and its applicability as a powerful source of authentic and rich linguistic materials have received profound attention and consideration. Unlike the past, it is being searched and analyzed from any possible aspect for its efficiency and power of utilization in the class. This paper ...  Read More

Original Article
Proof of Ethics with Math

Kiumars Hashemi Fard

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 71-75


  In this paper, we examine the relation between ethics and mathematics and, through the formulas, we conclude a negative or positive behavior. If it was negative, it would behave incorrectly and if it was positive, it would be correct. Of course, each behavior is considered completely separate, and many ...  Read More