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ERIC Number: EJ1154762
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1533-242X
Teaching Grammar through Task-Based Language Teaching to Young EFL Learners
Yildiz, Mustafa; Senel, Mufit
Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, v17 n2 p196-209 Sep 2017
The present study investigates the effects of Task-Based Language Teaching on students' grammar knowledge in the field of teaching grammar. It has been studied with 32 students from 8th grade during a two-and-a-half-month process. Throughout this process, students firstly are applied a pre-test to examine their level and to confirm whether there is homogeneity between experimental and control groups. The findings on the pre-test results of the students do not yield meaningful results; and the study, especially the instruction process of grammatical structures launches. At the end of the instruction process, a post-test is applied to students to evaluate whether the progress between pre and post-test results are meaningful or not. TBLT raises significantly the grammar knowledge of the experimental students. Task-Based Language Teaching in teaching grammar yields meaningful results compared to traditional language teaching method in this study.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey