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Cesur, Kürsat; Özi?sler, Narin – Online Submission, 2019
Undoubtedly, foreign language teaching intends to make students obtain the required competence so as to get the linguistic knowledge needed in a foreign language. With this respect, a textbook should supply to the users as much as possible, be satisfactory to fit into the syllabus, and meet all the needs and expectations of the students during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Ustuk, Özgehan – Online Submission, 2018
This study investigated how important Turkish EFL teachers perceive the ELT motivational strategies that are implemented in adult EFL teaching. 52 EFL instructors working in preparatory schools of foreign languages in four state universities in Turkey participated in the current study. The perceived importance of ELT motivational strategies was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
Mutlu, Aynur Kesen; Dollar, Yesim Kesli – Online Submission, 2018
The debate over the qualifications that a teacher should have has long been going on and the discussions among scholars have gone far beyond academic skills of teachers as a result of emerging concepts, one of which is the social skills. In the field of English language teaching, these skills seem crucial as the learning environment additionally…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Mentors
Baltaci, Hasan Serif; Tanis, Selin – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to investigate Turkish EFL pre-service and in-service teachers' perceptions of the place of culture in English language teaching in addition to uncovering the difficulties they face while teaching/integrating culture into their practice. A total of 40 participants were administered a comprehensive questionnaire the results of which…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Atmaca, Çagla – Online Submission, 2017
Growing body of studies has stressed the role of research in teacher education since conducting research informs both teachers and students, and contributes to professional skills. Therefore, this study aimed to find out and compare the perspectives of pre-service and in-service English teachers in an EFL context with regard to finding sufficient…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Research, Qualitative Research, Preservice Teachers
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Erdogu Yilmaz, Sule – Online Submission, 2017
Teaching Turkish as a foreign language (TTFL) has recently gained much importance in modern life. For some reason, a large number of people and students with dissimilar background come from other countries so as to start off a new life primarily in Istanbul and/or many other cities in Turkey. Many of whom need to ensure their arrival and long term…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Metin Tekin, Bilge – Online Submission, 2017
For language teachers, the study of education from international and comparative points of view, which is undertaken by comparative education, is essential because of the international nature of language education. For language teachers, working abroad to widen their experience is very common. Therefore, knowing the latest and common approach is…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Communicative Competence (Languages), Foreign Countries, Language Teachers
Kiliçkaya, Ferit, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
The 5th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture has been hosted by Mehmet Akif Ersoy University (Burdur, Turkey), in cooperation with Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) and Süleyman Demirel University (Isparta, Turkey). Our main aim has been to provide a forum for discussion, to facilitate integration in these fields, and to…
Descriptors: Literature, Conferences (Gatherings), Figurative Language, Speeches
Kiliçkaya, Ferit – Online Submission, 2006
This paper reports on the results of a small-scale survey of the attitudes of instructors of non-language subjects towards the use of English as a medium of instruction in Turkish universities, where Turkish is the native language of the great majority of the students. The sample of this study consisted of 100 instructors at the universities in…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Turkish, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning