Staff profile

Dr Hossein Shokouhi

Position: Lecturer In Tesol
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SoE Arts & Ed
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517171 +61 3 92517171


Teaching Interests

Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Discourse and Conversation Analysis

Second Language Acquisition

Research Methodology in Language Education

Linguistics and Literature


Child Language Acquisition

Subjects and units currently teaching


Applied Linguistics

Linguistics for Language Teaching

Discourse Analysis for Language Teaching

Learning an Additional Language

Learning Global English in Diverse Social Contexts

Speech and Sounds

Words and Structures

Texts across Cultures

Analysing and Combining Words

Research Methodology in Language Education

Assessment and Testing of English as a Second Language

Syllabus Design and Curriculum

Discourse and Pragmatics

Second Language Acquisition

Teaching English as a Second Language

English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

Linguistics for Literature Purposes


Child Language Acquisition

Advanced Writing

Theories of Translation

Conferences and seminars

Discourse, pragmatics, second language acquisition and teaching in: Denmark, Germany, Iran, Italy, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates


Awards and prizes

DAAD scholarship as Fellow researcher at Potsdam University, Germany
Lot 8 scholarship as Fellow researcher by Deusto University, Spain
Visiting Scholar at La Trobe University, Australia


Research interests

Discourse and Conversation Analysis
Second Language Acquisition
(Applied) Linguistics
Critical Pedagogy

Research page



Shokouhi, Hayati, Jalilifar & Farokhian 2013 Apologies in ... request system. Iranian Applied Language Studies.

Arizavi, Shokouhi & Moosavi 2013 A rhetorical structure ... Applied Linguistic Studies.

Shokouhi & Arizavi 2013 Cross-disciplinary analysis of rhetorical structure of dissertation abstracts. Iranian EFL Journal.

Shokouhi & Jamali 2012 Metacognitive reading strategies ... In Baleghizadeh (ed) A handbook of ELT in Iran. Shahid Beshesti University: Tehran.

Jannejad, Shokouhi & Biparva 2012 The effects of controlled language processing on ... English Language Teaching: Canadian Center for Science and Education, 5, 155-165.

Shokouhi & Shiralai 2011 Rhetorical structure analysis of EFLs’ written narratives ... J of Teaching Language Skills, 3, 181-211.

Shokouhi, Daram & Saba 2011 Impact of shifting in first and third person ... Journal of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 10, 433-448.

Hayati, Shokouhi & Hadadi 2011 A genre analysis of reprint request emails .... J of TLS, 3, 21-42.

Shokouhi & Askari 2010 The effect of guessing vocabulary ... Arizona Working Papers in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, 17, 75-89.

Shokouhi & Parvaresh 2010 Post-adjunct reading comprehension ... Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 8-19.

Shokouhi & Amin 2010 A systemist ‘verb transitivity’ analysis of editorials.... J of LTR, 1, 387-396.

Shokouhi & Hamidi 2010 A conversation analysis of ... written chats ... Iranian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 13, 149-177.

-2009 Consciousness-raising tasks versus deductive approach in teaching grammar ... J of Psychology and Education, 27, 131-150

-2009 Information structure and the flow of translation. Research in Foreign Languages of the University of Tehran, 50, 83-99

--2009 Form-focused collaborative text-editing and reconstructing... Indian J of Applied Linguistics, 35, 129-141

--2009 Effect of teaching conceptual and image metaphors ... The Open Applied Linguistic Journal, 2, 22-31

--2009 Anaphors in casual ... Journal of Teaching Language Skills, 75-97

--2009. Learners’ incidental vocabulary ... English Language Teaching: Canadian Center for Science and Education, 13-23

--2009 Metadiscourse functions in sociology articles ... Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics, 45, 549-568

--2009 Punctuation and spelling in ... Asian EFL J, 3-27

--2008 Communication strategies ... Indian J of Applied Linguistics, 34, 127-150

--2008 Pragmatic transfer in refusals ... J of the Faculty of Lit & .., 2, 215-252.

--2006 Cohesive elements in EFL learners’. J of the Faulty of Lit & .., 193-217

--2005 Applying SPSE model to reading comprehension. IJAL, 7, 97-120

--2005 Functional analysis of relative clauses in .., FLT, 19, 47-56

--2003 A discourse study of Persian ra. Lingua, 113, 953,-966

-2000 Conversational strategies using full NP anaphors. In S. Botley & A. M. McEnery (Eds.) Corpus-based and Computational Approaches to Anaphora, 95-106. Amsterdam: John Benjamins publication

-2000 Anaphoric elements in ... Journal of the Faulty of Literature & Humanities, 1-17

-1996. Null referring expressions in conversation. La Trobe Working papers in linguistics, 9, 135-153.

in preparation/ sent to journals for the review process:
Evidentials in editorials

A crosslinguistic study of motion verbs

A conversational analysis on the discourse marker ‘chiz’

Shokouhi & Adel 2009 A Handbook of Basic Concepts in Pycho-neurolinguistic: a typological perspective.  Ahvaz: SCU Publication

Shokouhi & Kamyab 2004 Analyzing Discourse: multivariant perspectives. Ahvaz: SCU publication

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