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Okyayuz, A. Sirin – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
Policies concerning language and culture are integral to the translators' work as they are an intrinsic part of the translation process. Thus, it becomes necessary to include a good bit of what could be referred to as 'policy cognizance', which could be defined as an understanding of the policies that mold the practice spanning from historical…
Descriptors: Translation, Audiovisual Aids, Teaching Methods, Second Languages
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Gökmen, Muhammed Fatih – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
The intent of the current study is to explore teacher candidates' cognitive, affective, and behavioral attitude towards the compulsory English courses at universities and the relation of attitude with the participants' genders, studying departments, graduated high schools, goals and hours for studying English. The cross-sectional survey and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Preservice Teachers
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Inal, Sevim; Turhanli, Irmak – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
The use of L1 in EFL classes has been a controversial topic. Therefore, this study investigates the attitudes of university teachers towards the use of L1 and seek their opinions regarding the purposes for which L1 should be used in English classes. A questionnaire of 27 items with a five-point likert-type scale was administered, followed by a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Native Language, Language Usage
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Yildirim, Rana – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
This study investigates Turkish EFL instructors' perceptions regarding their readiness for and potential challenges that they face in classrooms with students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Using both quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry, data were collected by utilizing the Multicultural Teaching Competency Scale…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Differences
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Türkben, Tuncay – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
One of the most effective teaching ways that can be used in improving speaking skills is interactive teaching strategy. Interactive teaching is a strategy that supports self-learning of student during the process as well as their development by engaging them with their peers. Students' active engagement in the in-class communication process for…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Interaction, Speech Skills, Second Language Learning
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Çiloglan, Fatma; Bardakçi, Mehmet – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
The present descriptive study aims to investigate whether there is a relationship between intercultural sensitivity and language achievement of learners of EFL in Turkey. To this aim, a descriptive research design based on the quantitative research methodology was used. The number of female participants was 120, and that of the male participants…
Descriptors: College Students, Cultural Awareness, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Kosar, Gülten – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
It has been conceived that being taught by native English-speaking teachers (NESTs) leads to more improvement in speaking proficiency given the fact that English is their mother tongue. This paper aims to examine whether or not being taught by NESTs ends up with more achievement in adult EFL learners' speaking skills. Experimental research design…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Native Speakers, Language Proficiency
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Kahraman, Ayhan – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
Self-disclosure, simply defined, is the intuitive understanding of private feelings, thoughts or experiences between interlocutors. It is revealing information about yourself to others. This revealing is believed crucial in building up a completely personal connection among teachers and students, which might give cause for students' engagement,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Teachers, English Instruction, Second Language Instruction
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Hastürkoglu, Gökçen – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
The necessity of incorporating both theory and practice in translation an interpretation pedagogy has always been emphasized by trainers at translation and interpretation departments. Situated learning activities, as most scholars agree, are environments where students can achieve deep learning by putting theory into practice. The view presented…
Descriptors: Translation, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Simulation
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Kuleli, Mesut – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
The aim of this study is to analyze cultural items in the short story "Falaka" by Ömer Seyfettin based on Newmark's (2010) revised categorization of culture specific items and find out the translation procedures used to translate those culture specific items based on Newmark's (2010) basic cultural translation procedures. In the analysis…
Descriptors: Translation, Cultural Awareness, Language Processing, Literary Genres
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Larnyo, Phillips Kofi Atsu; Glover-Meni, Nathaniel – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
This paper examines how causality is related to coreferential and reciprocal structures, looking at how they are conceived and expressed in Ewe. It deals with one particular type of causative constructions, namely the periphrastic causative construction, where the CAUSER is coreferential with the CAUSEE. This is the case where the CAUSER and the…
Descriptors: African Languages, Structural Analysis (Linguistics), Foreign Countries, Semantics
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Çimen, Seyda Selen; Daloglu, Aysegül – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
This study explores cognitions of pre-service English language teachers in relation to dealing with most commonly experienced in-class challenges in foreign language teaching and the influences that shape their cognitions. Adopting qualitative research design, a case study was conducted to provide an account of pre-service English language…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Fidan, Mehmet – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
The development of language skills is important at both the individual and social levels. Writing, which is one of these skills, enables individuals to express themselves both aesthetically and permanently. This importance of writing requires special attention to the training for its development. In this research, screening model which is one of…
Descriptors: Spelling, Foreign Countries, Punctuation, College Students
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Göçen, Gökçen – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
Writing skills have a tendency to lose their importance day by day. In addition, writing studies with a product-based approach discourage students from writing. In teaching mother tongue, creative writing activities, considered as process-based writing approach, are among the ones that will make students feel like writing and regard writing as a…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Achievement, Writing Attitudes
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Altin, Mehmet; Saracaloglu, Asuman Seda – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
Learning English as a foreign language is considered important for different reasons in the world. However, despite the great effort and investment in Turkey, the rate and level of learning English is not at the desired level. This research aimed to determine the effect of quantum learning model on foreign language speaking skills, speaking…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Skills, Anxiety
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