Bagheri, M. S., & Fazel, I. (2010). Effects of Etymological Elaboration on the EFL Learners' Comprehension and Retention of Idioms. Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 14(1), 45-55.
Baleghizadeh, S. & Mohammad Bagheri, M. (2012). The effect of etymology elaboration on EFL learners' comprehension and retention of idioms. The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies, 18(1), 23-32.
Bellezza F. (1981). Mnemonic Devices Classification, Characteristics, and Criteria. Review of Educational Research, 5(1), 11-23.
Boers, F. (2000). Remembering figurative idioms by hypothesizing about their origins. Prospect, 16, 35-43.
Boers, F., Eyckmans, J. and Stengers, H. (2007). Presenting figurative idioms with a touch of etymology: More than mere mnemonics? Language teaching research, 11 (1), 43-62.
Butcher, M.F. and Gibson, P. (2010). Online social networks and their impact on student expectations of university-provided learning technology. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 5 (3).
Cacciari, C., & Glucksberg, S. (1991). Understanding idiomatic expressions: The contribution of word meanings. In Advances in psychology. North-Holland.
Cameron, L., and Low, G. (1999). Researching and Applying Metaphor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Charteris‐Black, J. (2002). Second Language Figurative Proficiency: A Comparative Study of Malay and English. Applied Linguistics, 23(1), 104–133.
Clark, J. M., and Paivio, A. (1991). Dual coding theory and education. Educational Psychology Review, 3, 149-210.
Coryell, L. J. (2012). The effectiveness of etymological elaboration as a method of teaching idioms. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Department of Educational Theory and Practice. School of Education. University of Albany, State University of New York.
Demirel, Ö. (2007). Yabancı Dil Öğretimi. Ankara. Pagem Yayıncılık
Evans, V. (2007). A glossary of cognitive linguistics. Utah: University of Utah Press.
Evans, V., and Green, M. (2006). Cognitive linguistics: An introduction. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.
Fowler, W.S. & Coe, N. (1976). Nelson proficiency tests. London: Butler &Tanner Ltd.
Glew, J., Taylor, J., Sharples, M. and Lefrere, P. (2005). Guidelines for learning/ teaching/tutoring in a mobile environment. In MOBIlearn/UoN, UoB, OU/wp4/d4.1/.
Güvena, A. Z., and Halat, S. (2015). Idioms and Proverbs In Teaching Turkish As A Foreign Language; “Istanbul, Turkish Teaching Books For Foreigners" Sample. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 191, 1240 -1246.
Irujo, S. (1986). A piece of cake: Learning and teaching idioms. English Language Teaching, 40(3), 236-242.
Liu, M., Horton, L. Olmanson, J., and Toprac, P. (2011). A study of learning and motivation in a new media enriched environment for middle school science. Educational Technology Research & Development, 59(2), 249-265.
Paivio, A. (1986). Mental Representations. New York: Oxford University Press.
Plana, M. G. C., Escofet, M. I. G., Figueras, I. T., Gimeno A., Appel C., & Hopkins, J. (2013). Improving learners’ reading skills through instant short messages: A sample study using WhatsApp4th World-CALL Conference, Glasgow, 10-13.
Ross, A. (1969). Etymology. London: Andre Deutsch.
Tyler, A. (2012). Cognitive linguistics and second language learning. New York; London: Routledge.
Zarei, A. & Rahimi, N. (2012). Idioms Etymology, Contextual Pragmatic Clues, and Lexical Knowledge in Focus. Lambert Academic Publishing.