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Dr. Mohammad Javad Ahmadian's Publications


  • Recent Perspectives on Task-based Language Learning and Teaching, ed. by Ahmadian MJ and García Mayo MP, Trends in Applied Linguistics (DE GRUYTER MOUTON, 2018)

Journal Articles

  • Ahmadian MJ, Mansouri SA, Ghominejad S, ‘Language learners' and teachers' perceptions of task repetition’, ELT Journal, 71.4 (2017), 467-477
    DOI: 10.1093/elt/ccx011, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/109424/

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘Task-based language teaching and learning’, Language Learning Journal, 44.4 (2016), 377-380
    DOI: 10.1080/09571736.2016.1236523, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/106005/

  • Parvaresh V, Ahmadian MJ, ‘The impact of task structure on the use of vague expressions by EFL learners’, Language Learning Journal, 44.4 (2016), 436-450
    DOI: 10.1080/09571736.2016.1204108, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/94977/

  • Ahmadian MJ, Tavakoli M, Dastjerdi HV, ‘The combined effects of online planning and task structure on complexity, accuracy and fluency of L2 speech’, LANGUAGE LEARNING JOURNAL, 43.1 (2015), 41-56
    DOI: 10.1080/09571736.2012.681795, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/90989/

  • Mojavezi A, Ahmadian MJ, ‘Working memory capacity and self-repair behavior in first and second language oral production’, Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 2014
    DOI: 10.1007/s10936-013-9253-7

  • Ahmadian MJ, Tavakoli M, ‘Investigating What Second Language Learners Do and Monitor under Careful Online Planning Conditions’, Canadian Modern Language Review 2014

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘Working Memory and Task Repetition in Second Language Oral Production’, Asian Journal of English Language Teaching 2013

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘Task repetition in ELT’, ELT Journal, 66.3 (2012), 380-382
    DOI: 10.1093/elt/ccs020

  • Ahmadian MJ, Abdolrezapour P, Ketabi S, ‘Task difficulty and self-repair behavior in second language oral production’, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 22.3 (2012), 310-330
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1473-4192.2012.00313.x

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘The Relationship Between Working Memory Capacity and L2 Oral Performance Under Task-Based Careful Online Planning Condition’, TESOL Quarterly 2012
    DOI: 10.1002/tesq.8

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘The effects of guided careful online planning on complexity, accuracy and fluency in intermediate EFL learners’ oral production: The case of English articles’, Language Teaching Research 2012

  • Ahmadian MJ, Tavakoli M, ‘Exploring the utility of action research to investigate second‐language classrooms as complex systems’, Educational Action Research 2011

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘The effect of ‘massed’task repetitions on complexity, accuracy and fluency: does it transfer to a new task?’, Language Learning Journal 2011

  • Ahmadian MJ, Tavakoli M, ‘The effects of simultaneous use of careful online planning and task repetition on accuracy, complexity, and fluency in EFL learners’ oral production’, Language Teaching Research 2011


  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘Neurolinguistic Programming’, in The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching, ed. by Liontas JI and DelliCarpini M (UK: TESOL International Association & Wiley, 2018)
    DOI: 10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0171, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/94400/

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘Working Memory, Online Planning and L2 Self-Repair Behaviour’ ([n.pub.], 2015), 87, 160-174

Presentations (conferences/workshops etc.)

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘Task-based planning and L2 writing: investigating the role of working memory capacity’ 7th International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching, University of Barcelona, 19/04/2017

  • Ahmadian MJ, ‘The spacing effect: the impacts of “massed” and “spaced” task repetition on L2 speech production’ Language Learning and Teaching BAAL SIG, Lancaster University, 31/07/2016

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