Journal of Language and Translation Studies (LTS) is an open access and double-blind journal which publishes original and high-quality articles in Persian. It aims to publish empirically-grounded research across all areas of language teaching, translation studies and foreign literature. The journal does not accept review articles and book reviews. It is necessary to mention that journal of LTS does not consider manuscripts concerned with Arabic language, literature and translation.

Research Article Translation Studies
The transformation of the image of national identity into translation: the case of The Misanthrope by Molière

Sedigheh Sherkat Moghadam

Volume 56, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 1-32

  Nowadays, translation studies can be used as a tool for analyzing literary texts in the field of imagology. Among literary texts, plays play an important role in presenting the image of the national identity of each country. Molière presented the image of French national identity in the 17th century ...  Read More

Research Article Translation Studies
The Numbers Game: A Comparative Study of Microsoft Translator and Professional Simultaneous Interpreters

Pardis Qasemi; Sima Ferdowsi; Najmeh Bahrami Nazarabadi

Volume 56, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 33-70

  Interest in computer-assisted interpreting tools has increased as a result of the desire to prevent cognitive saturation during interpreting. The present study examined the quality of interpreting numbers by Microsoft Translator and professional simultaneous interpreters. For this purpose, a collection ...  Read More

Research Article Language Education
Introducing Mindsetting and Brainsetting Education

Reza Pishghadam; Shima Ebrahimi

Volume 56, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 71-95

  Considering the rapid progress of technology in the fields of cognition, robotics, and artificial intelligence, as well as the abundance and easy access to educational materials in cyberspace, traditional education no longer meets the actual needs of society. Informal education has overcome formal education ...  Read More

Research Article English Language and Literature
Exploring Naturalistic Qualities in War Poetry: Language and its Use in English and Persian Literature, with a Focus on the Select Poetry of Qeysar Aminpour and Wilfred Owen

Moslem Zolfagharkhani; Mahdi Rahimi; Ahmad Khajehim

Volume 56, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 97-129

  Through using different vehicles and implements, poets and authors in the School of Naturalism could reflect life’s events and its circumstances in detail. Among the most significant subjects and topics propounded in this school are war, poverty, prostitution, bloodshed, and murder. Naturalists ...  Read More

Research Article Translation Studies
In-Text or Out-of-Text Word Choice: A Case Study of The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Mahbube Noura; Seyyed Mohammadreza Hashemi

Volume 56, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 131-167

  This research aims to investigate the extent to which word choice in translation is influenced by intra-textual or extra-textual factors, or whether the use of bilingual dictionary equivalents is adequate for the translator. To this end, the translation of two common adjectives, “Good” and ...  Read More

Research Article Translation Studies
A Historical Study of Language and Translation in Mashhad’s Theaters: From the Constitutional Revolution to the Islamic Revolution in Iran

Ali Najafzadeh; Saeed Ameri

Volume 56, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 169-204

  Theatrical performances, such as lamentation have always been part of Iranian society and have a long history. However, theater as a cultural and modern phenomenon was introduced to Iranian society in the late Qajar period. In theater, the content of the show, the performance or acting style, and the ...  Read More

Research Article English Language and Literature
Investigating The Discourse of Trilingual Youth Identity; Nickname among Trilingual Youth in The Village of Dashkasan

Maryam Mirzaei

Volume 56, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 205-235

  ‌This study explores the use of nicknames among trilingual youth, investigating the influence of identity, culture, language, and attitudes on their propensity to assign nicknames to others. This research is cross-sectional and uses survey research. Results reveal that nicknames mirror the intricacy ...  Read More

An Introduction to Multiple Meanings of Rhetoric

Mohammad Ahmadi; Taghi Poornamdarain

Volume 50, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 27-52

  1. IntroductionRhetoric is a term that has significantly changed in meaning throughout the history. Not enough attention has been given to the term’s conceptual complexity in Persian and its vast meaning in literary studies. Although it is impossible to differentiate between the various meanings ...  Read More

Applications of Rhetorical Figures (Badih) in Persian and English Languages: A Comparative Study

Meysam Ebrahimi; Mehyar Alavi Moghaddam; Mohammad Davoudi

Volume 54, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 31-59

  In spite of similarities between Iranian-Islamic rhetoric and English-European rhetoric, figures of speech, figures of expression and semantics have been the focus of the former, while the latter includes accuracy. Also, Iranian-Islamic rhetoric focuses on written rhetoric, whereases spoken rhetoric ...  Read More

Representation of Translators’ Habitus: A Case Study of Saleh Hosseini’s Style in Persian Translation of Moby Dick; Or the Whale and To the Lighthouse

Mehrnoosh Fakharzadeh; Ahmad Dabaghzadeh Dezfouli

Volume 54, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 81-106

  Translator studies, as a recent subfield of Translation Studies, focuses explicitly on translators rather than translated texts since translators create texts. While translators have been studied from different cultural and cognitive perspectives, their translatorial style from sociological perspectives ...  Read More

A Marxist Reading of Albee’s The Zoo Story

Rajabali Askarzadeh Torghabeh

Volume 52, Issue 4 , February 2020, , Pages 113-131

  Marxism is the school based on Karl Marx’s idea on the political and economic conditions governing the world. Marx considers the economic motivations present behind all decisions in the capitalist society. The aim of this article is to analyze Marxist ideas present in Albee’s The Zoo Story, ...  Read More

A Critical Evaluation of Vision 3: Rights Analysis and Culture in the Spotlight

Hassan Soodmand Afshar; Alireza Sohrabi

Volume 53, Issue 4 , February 2021, , Pages 97-133

  This study critically evaluated the newly published Iranian twelfth-grade English textbook, Vision 3, with a focus on ‘rights analysis’ and ‘culture’ adopting a mixed-methods design. To this end, 200 Iranian school English teachers and 200 twelfth-grade students were selected ...  Read More

Research Article
Social and Institutional Secrets in Little Dorrit: A Game Theoretic Reading of Dickens’ Realism

Sara Khazai; Nadya Alkola

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 January 2023

  Charles Dickens’ Little Dorrit incorporates an appealing realistic treatment of social and institutional secrets. Realism is characterized by its attention to details beyond the story world. This article proposes that Dickens portrays social and institutional secrets as unfair game systems, controlled ...  Read More

Research Article Language Education
The Relationships among Emotions, Emo-Sensory Intelligence, and Writing Score: A Comparison of Iranian and Iraqi EFL Students

Faten Mohammed Hussein Alaaid; Elham Naji Meidani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 January 2024

  The present study attempted to investigate and compare Iranian and Iraqi English as a Foreign Language (EFL) university students' emotional states experienced in writing classes. To do this, 301 Iraqi and Iranian university students were asked to fill out the Writing Emotions Scale (WES) and the Emo-Sensory ...  Read More

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