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ERIC Number: EJ1140646
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1305-578X
Teacher Trainees' Awareness Regarding Mother Tongue Use in English as a Foreign Language Classes
Sener, Sabriye; Korkut, Perihan
Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, v13 n1 p41-61 2017
This study explores the views, perceptions and suggestions of teacher trainees regarding L1 use in foreign language classes and search for their awareness of the issue. A qualitative research design was employed. The data were gathered by means of 5 open-ended questions. The findings revealed that most of the participants preferred mostly target language in classes. They thought that excessive use of L1 deprives learners of the chances of practicing oral skills and developing communicative competence.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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