Staff profile - Hossein Shokouhi

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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 3 925 17171 +61 3 925 17171


Teaching Interests

Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Discourse and Conversation Analysis

Second Language Acquisition


Subjects and units currently teaching


Applied Linguistics

Linguistics for Language Teaching

Discourse Analysis

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

Second Language Acquisition

Teaching English as a Second Language

English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

Linguistics for Literature Purposes


Child Language Acquisition

Theories of Translation

Student supervision

PhD thesis completed- Principal Supervisor

‘Finding Myself in ... Land’ Stories by Teachers of Literatures in English: A Postcolonial ...


PhD thesis completed- Associate Supervisor

Enhancing Eng Lang Learners’ Text Understanding .. Conceptual Metaphor Aware..


PhD thesis- Principal Supervisor

Intelligibility, Accentedness and Attitudes in Eng as a Lingua Franca


PhD thesis- Principal Supervisor

Language, Identity & Acculturation: An intergener... Iranian immigrants in Australia


PhD thesis- Principal Supervisor

A Critical Exam.. of the Eng Lang Develop.. Lebanese Public School Curriculum:  ...


PhD thesis- Principal Supervisor

Identity and Self Expression in Iranian EFL Classrooms


PhD thesis- Associate Supervisor

Investigating L2 Motivational Selves of Gifted & Talented Hong Kong Learners of English: ...


PhD thesis- Associate Supervisor

The Role of Input/ Output in EFL Classroom: A Conversation Analysis ...


PhD thesis- Associate Supervisor

Dialect Features of Leupueng Children: ...

Conferences and seminars

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


Awards and prizes

DAAD Visiting Scholar at Potsdam University, Germany
Erasmus Visiting Scholar at Deusto University, Spain
Visiting Scholar at La Trobe University, Australia


Research interests

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

Research page



Shokouhi 2016 Critical reflection: .... In I. Liyanage & B. Nima (eds.), Multidisciplinary research ...Education: .... Australia & China. Sense Publishers.

Shokouhi et al. 2015 Evidential in Persian ... Discourse Studies, 17, 449-466.

Shokouhi & Hemati 2014  .. reference .. narratives ... bilingual ... US-China Education Review, 4, 848-860.

-. 2013 Apologies in ... request system. Iranian Applied Language Studies.

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

Arizavi et al. 2013 Cross-disciplinary ... rhetorical structure .... Applied Lingu Studies.

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

Jannejad et al. 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 ... narratives ... J of Teaching Language Skills, 3, 181-211.

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

Hayati et al. 2011 A genre ... request emails .... J of TLS, 3, 21-42.

Shokouhi & Askari 2010 The effect of ... 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.

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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