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Name: Abdolmajid  Hayati
Institution: Shahid Chamran University
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State and/or Country: Iran   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: ARTICLES:
-Contrastive Linguistics:Re-evaluation and Re-formulation' in PSiCL.
-A Contrastive Analysis of English and Persian Stress' in PSiCL.
-A Contrastive Analysis of English and Persian intonation' in PSiCL.
-Notes on the Contrastive Analysis Hypothesis' in Journal of Humanities, Iran.
-A Comparative Study of Using Monolingual and Bilingual Dictionaries in Reading Comprehension in Online Journal of Reading Matrix
-Take2, Act1. Role-playing in Language Teaching. in the Journal of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education.
-The role of role-playing in language teaching. in Language Teaching Journal, Iran.
- The effect of monolingual and bilingual dictionaries on the recall and retention of EFL learners. in Reading Matrix.
- The methodoloy of teaching English intonation. in the journal of faculty of Literature, Iran, Ahwaz.

-Contrastive Analysis Hypothesis: Theory and Practice.(In English)
-The Shadows: A Collection of Plays. (In Persian)
-Silence and No More: A Collection of Poems (In Persian)
Courses Taught: Teaching Methodology, Applied Linguistics, Contrastive Analysis, Essay Writing,Language Testing, Error Analysis.
Academic Paper Abstract: The Effect of Monolingual and Bilingual Dictionaries on Vocabulary Recall and Retention of EFL Learners
The Methodology of Teaching English Intonation
The Role of Role-Playing in Language Teaching

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