English

Publications

Forthcoming

  • Rezaei, S. & Farnia, M. (forthcoming). Armenian language and identity in Isfahan. In A. Sedighi (Ed.), Mouton handbook of Iranian heritage and minority languages. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Majidifard, E., & Hajmalek, M., & Rezaei, S. (forthcoming). Tati as a minority language in western Iran. In A. Sedighi (Ed.), Mouton handbook of Iranian heritage and minority languages. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2022

2021

  • Rezaei, S. (2021). National identity in an ESP textbook: A critical evaluation of English for the students of historic buildings, conservation, and restoration. In Z. Tajeddin & Z. Abolhassani Chimeh (Eds.), Interface between culture and English for academic purposes (pp. 139-152). Tehran: SAMT.
  • Rezaei, S., Abe, S., Farhang, A. (2021). Values and identities in Iranian primary school social studies textbooks: A discursive approach. Journal of Beliefs and Values.
  • Seyri, H. & Rezaei, S. (2021). Disciplinary and cross-cultural variation of stance and engagement markers in soft and hard sciences research articles by native English and Iranian academic writers: A corpus-based analysis. Interdisciplinary Studies in English Language Studies, 1(1). 87-102.
  • Jamshidi, S., & Rezaei, S. (2021). On the dissemination of the discourse of going: The case of Iranian for-profit study abroad institution’s chronotopic representation of ideal life there. Language and Communication, 80, 11-24.
  • Hassanzadeh, M., Safari, E., & Rezaei, S. (2021). The impact of computer-aided concept mapping on EFL learners’ lexical diversity: A process writing experiment. ReCALL, 33(3), 214-228.
  • Dadras, S.M., Izadi, O. & Rezaei, S. (2021). The origins of the term “Luri Language”: A historical investigation. Journal of Oriental Studies, 96(1), 20-29.

2020

  • Jamshidi, S., & Rezaei, S. (2020). Authority or impersonality: A mixed-methods study of authorial identity in Iranian context. Journal of Language Horizon, 3(2), 105-124.
  • Rezaei, S., & Latifi, A. (2020). Iranian EFL learners’ identity construction in a critical reflective course: A case of an online course. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 35(1), 63-81.
  • Mansourinejad, A., Gharechelou, A., Rezaei., S. (2020). Iranian doctoral students’ shared experience of English-medium publication: The case of humanities and social sciences. Higher Education, 80, 255-271.

2019

  • Jamshidi, S., Rezaei, S., Hassanzadeh, M., Dehqan, M. (2019). Development and Validation of an Authorial Identity Model and Questionnaire: A Factor Analytic Approach. Issues in Language Teaching, 8(2), 243-273.
  • Rezaei, S., & Seyri, H. (2019). Iranian doctoral students’ perceptions of publication in English: Motives, hurdles, and strategies. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education,11(4), 941-954.
  • Rezaei, S. & Bahrami, A. (2019). Attitudes toward Kurdish in the city of Ilam in Iran. In S.H. Mirvahedi (Ed.), The sociolinguistics of Iran’s languages at home and abroad. New York: Palgrave.
  • Rezaei, S., & Bahrami, A. (2019). Cultural identity among Iranian English language teachers. International Journal of Society, Culture & Language7(1), 67-82.

  • Ramezanzadeh, A., & Rezaei, S. (2019). Reconceptualising authenticity in TESOL: A new space for diversity and inclusion. TESOL Quarterly, 53(3), 794-815.
  • Vaezi, M., & Rezaei, S. (2019). Development of a rubric for evaluating creative writing: a multi-phase research. New Writing,16(3), 303-317.
  • Rezaei, S., Khosravizadeh, P., & Mottaghi, Z. (2019). Attitudes toward World Englishes among Iranian English language learners. Asian Englishes, 21(1), 52-69.

2018

2017

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2013

2012

2011

  • Rezaei, S., Derakhshan, A., & Bagherkazemi, M. (2011). Critical thinking in language education. Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2(4), 769-777.
  • Rezaei, S., & Derakhshan, A. (2011). Investigating recast and metalinguistic feedback in task-based grammar instruction. Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2(3), 655-663.
  • Khatib, M., Hassanzadeh, M., & Rezaei, S. (2011). Vocabulary learning strategies of Iranian upper-intermediate EFL learners. International Education Studies, 4 (2), 144-52.
  • Derakhshan, A., Rezaei, S., Alemi, M. (2011). Alternatives in assessment or alternatives to assessment: A solution or a quandary. International Journal of English Linguistics, 1(1), 173-8.
  • Khatib, M., Rezaei, S., & Derakhshan, A. (2011). Literature in EFL/ESL classroom. English Language Teaching, 4 (1), 201-208.
  • Khatib, M., Derakhshan, A., & Rezaei, S., (2011). Why & why not literature: A task-based approach to teaching literature. International Journal of English Linguistics, 1(1), 213-218.
  • Rezaei, S., Mozaffari, F., & Hatef, A. (2011). Corrective feedback in SLA: Classroom practice and future directions. International Journal of English Linguistics, 1(1), 21-29.

2010

Interviews

  • (March, 2016). An interview with The Threshold (Scholarly Journal of the English Department, Shahid Beheshti University), 9(2), 93-99.
  • (Dey-Bahman, 1393) Despair is a sign of defiance and not indifference (یاس نشانه اعتراض است نه انفعال: پرسش و پاسخ درباره احمد محمود داستان نویس معاصر ایرانی) Q&A about Ahmad Mahmud– the Iranian modern fiction writer, اندیشه پویا, شماره ۲۳، صفحه ۱۳۰
  • (August 31, 2012). An interview with Language on the move, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Conference Presentations

International Conferences (in Iran & Abroad) 

  • Rezaei, S. (2022). Linguistic landscape and Kurdish identity in Hawraman region in Iran. A paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 24 (13-16 July, 2022), Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Tamleh, H., & Rezaei, S. (2022). Family language policy among minority Kurdish-speaking families in Kermanshah, Iran. A paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 24 (13-16 July, 2022), Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Rezaei, S. (2021). Peace education through literary works in English language classes: A longitudinal mixed-methods research. British Association for Applied Linguistics (BALL) (9-10 September, 2021), Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK.
  • Rezaei, S. (2020). Values and identities in Iranian primary school social studies textbooks: A discursive approach. A paper presented at the International Symposium: Modernity and Religion in Asia (Feb 15-16, 2020), University of Kobe, Japan.
  • Rezaei, S. & Hajmalek, M. M. (2019). Multilingualism in the Linguistic Landscape of Tehran in Iran. A paper presented at the Conference on Multilingualism (1-3 September, 2019), Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Izadi, D., & Rezaei, S. (2018). The semiotic landscape of Sharif University: A site of geosemiotic aggregate. A paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 22 (27-31 June, 2018), The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Jafari, R., Nemati, S., Rezaei, S. (2018). Family language policy in Ardebil, Iran: Top-down policy-infected language practices. A paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 22 (27-31 June, 2018), The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Rezaei, S., & Sabzi, H. (2018). Anti-plagiarism pedagogy for TEFL students: A case of an academic writing course. Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture(CLLC), (6-7 April, 2018), Virginia International University, Virginia, USA.
  • Jamshidi, S., Rezaei, S., & Dehqan, M. (2018). Development and validation of a robust model and questionnaire of authorial identity: A multiphase study of authorial identity in Iranian context. A paper presented at the second national conference on English language studies: Applied linguistics perspectives on EFL (29-30 April), Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S., & Sabzi, H. (2017). Gender and identity representation in international ELT textbooks: Corpus analysis and in-service teachers’ beliefs. Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture(CLLC), (7-8 April, 2017), Virginia International University, Virginia, USA.
  • Blackwood, R.J., & Rezaei, S. (2017). Managing mobility on Tehran’s metro system: The linguistic and semiotic landscapes. A paper presented at the Linguistic Landscape 9 (Movement and immobilities), (29-31 March, 2017), University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
  • Rezaei, S. & Rahimi, M. (2016). Films and intercultural communicative competence: An intercultural course in Iran. A paper presented at the International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication Conference (IALIC2016) (25-27 November, 2016), Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Rezaei, S., & Bahrami, A. (2016). Language attitude among Kurdish native speakers in Iran. A paper presented at the Third International Conference on Kurdish Linguistics (25-26 August, 2016), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Rezaei, S. & Farnia, M. (2016). Language attitude and identity among Armenians in diaspora: A case of Armenians in the city of Isfahan. A paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 21 (15-18 June, 2016), Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain.
  • Rezaei, S., & Bahrami, A. (2016). Attitude, prestige, vitality, and institutional support for Kurdish language in Iran. A paper presented at the First International English-French Conference on Applied Linguistics and Literature (May 12 & 13, 2016), University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S. (2012). Developing and validating a language identity questionnaire. Paper presented at UTS FASS Conference (2-3, November, 2012), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
  • Rezaei, S. (2012). Sociolinguistics of identity in Iran. Applied Linguistics Seminars (September, 4th, 2012), Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  • Rezaei, S. & Hatef, A. (2010). Iranian English language teachers’ conceptions of CALL: A nation-wide study. Paper presented at the 8th TELLSI International conference, AlZahra University, Tehran, Iran.

Local Conferences in Iran 

  • Nemati, E., & Rezaei, S. (2019). Differences between native and Iranian non-native EAP writings: Are they discernible? 1st International Conference on English Language Studies (ICELS), (11-13 December, 2019), University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.
  • Nemati, E., & Rezaei, S. (2019). The effect of writers’ name and affiliation on Iranian applied linguistics professors’ and graduate students’ evaluation of research articles. 17th International Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI) Conference: New Horizons, (20-21 November, 2019), Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch, Tabriz, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S., & Jamshidi, S. (2019). Authority or impersonality: A mixed-methods study of authorial identity in Iranian context. The 5th ELT conference (1 May, 2019) Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S., & Seyri, H. (2019). Novice teachers’ professional identity construction in Iranian schools: A qualitative longitudinal research. The 5th ELT conference (1 May, 2019) Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S., & Tamleh, H. (2019). Invitation emails from predatory open access journals: A discursive content analysis. The 5th ELT conference (1 May, 2019) Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S., Mottaghi, Z., & Khosravizadeh, P. (2018). I cannot say what my English teacher’s accent is, but I like it: An investigation on Iranian EFL learners. A Paper presented at the First National Conference on New Trends in English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (15, February, 2018), Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S., & Jamshidi, S. (2017). Iranian graduate students’ perception of authorial identity in their academic writing: A survey research. A paper presented at the national ELT conference: Innovations and professional development (26, October, 2017), University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S. & Norouzi, M. (2017). Textism and its use in a range of written contexts in Iran: Attitude and writing literacy. A paper presented at the 4th ELT conference, (May 10, 2017), Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S., Mottaghi, Z., & Pazoki, S., (2017). Iranians’ attitudes toward English and Arabic as two foreign languages in Iranian schools. A Paper presented at the Annual Conference on Recent Research in English Language Teaching, (February 9, 2017), Imam Khomeini International University, Ghazvin, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S., Rajabi, M., & Toosi-Tehrani, S. (2015). Language, culture, and identity in young learners’ textbooks applied in Tehran private language institutes. A paper presented at SELT Conference (17 December, 2015), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
  • Rezanejad, A. & Rezaei, S. (2015). Exploring the Attitude and Reasons for Academic (Dis)Honesty among Undergraduate Students. A paper presented at SELT Conference (17 December, 2015), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S. (2011). Researching identity in applied linguistics. Paper presented at Ph.D. Seminar (A Social Perspective in SLA May 30th, 2011) at Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.
  • Rezaei, S. (2010). Validating a test of pragmatics: A case of apology and request in the Iranian EFL Classrooms. Paper presented at the Second Postgraduate Conference on Issues in Language Teaching in Iran (February, 2010), University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.