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Han, Turgay; Mahzoun, Zinat – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2018
This study investigated the influence of certain human, work condition, and personal factors on primary and secondary school EFL teachers' work motivation. The research utilized four data collection instruments (e.g., profile form, semi-structured interviews, field-notes and diaries) to assure the validity of the study through triangulation. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Teachers, English (Second Language), Private Schools
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Asmali, Mehmet – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
According to recent modifications in Turkish educational system, English language teaching starts in the second grade. Young learners studying in this grade were in the focus in this study. This paper reported on the findings of a mixed method study conducted in three different primary schools in the west of Turkey. The main aim was to represent…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Attitudes, Student Motivation, Mixed Methods Research
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Altay, Mehmet – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
Associating a content word to its rational semantic relations is regarded as a language learning strategy which explicitly contributes to mental lexicon. Semantic mapping herein seems to constitute an efficacious pattern for its practice in language instruction. Conversely, it appears to be among the least frequently used vocabulary learning…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Altay, Betül; Saracaloglu, Asuman Seda – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
This study aimed to examine the relationship among language learning strategies, critical thinking skills and self-regulation skills of preparation class students. In this process, students were interviewed and courses were observed so as to profile students' management of learning situations and their awareness for these strategies through a…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Metacognition, Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies
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Ustuk, Özgehan; Inan, Dilek – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
This study presents a comparative literature review of the research studies related to the effects of drama in teaching English as a foreign language. First, the study explains drama in education with regard to foreign language education. In a narrative review design, it demonstrates international studies in four categories under which the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Yilmaz, Ercan; Dikilitas, Kenan – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
Adverbs require a great deal of effort to be mastered, and even the most advanced users of that language have difficulty in using them correctly (Narita & Sugiura, 2006; Peacock, 2010; Lei, 2012; Leedham & Cai, 2013). The purpose of this study is to find out to what extent relatively high proficiency level EFL learners use different types…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Essays, Form Classes (Languages), English (Second Language)
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Gürsoy, Esim; Hüseyinoglu, Madina – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
Having received the stamp of an "often neglected" element in second language teaching, opinions of English Language Teaching (ELT) Teacher Trainees (TT) taking pronunciation as an explicit instruction course seem to be neglected in research advocated in this field as well. Moreover, features of pronunciation (segmentals and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Bulut Albaba, Melike – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
In language teacher education literature, attention is predominantly centered on the content of teacher learning and cognition. The process of teacher learning and cognitive change over time remains relatively underexplored. For instance, despite its importance in career trajectory, there is limited empirical evidence on the transition process…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Nisanci, Sinan – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
The present study aims to investigate the role of extensive reading in the acquisition of implicit phonological knowledge. Through extensive exposure to print, L2 learners can improve their phonological processing skills, and this could contribute to their word recognition fluency. On the basis of the Oxford Placement Test, 30 9th graders and 30…
Descriptors: Role, Phonology, Language Processing, Second Language Learning
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Üstunbas, Ümran – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
This paper presents the findings of a quasi-experimental study designed to examine the possible effect of explicit or implicit teaching of pragmatic routines regarding the significance of exploring ways to foster interlanguage pragmatic competence considering the fact that language learners, at least, could benefit the real-life language use…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pragmatics, College Students
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Yilmaz, Maide; Özdem Erturk, Zeynep – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
Although there have been many studies comparing native and non-native researchers, few of those studies have been on the use of reporting verbs by Turkish EFL researchers. The purpose of this study is to investigate (1) the most frequently used reporting verbs by native and non-native researchers in ELT and functional and positional differences in…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Hazaea, Abduljalil Nasr; Alzubi, Ali Abbas – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
Discourse-based approaches to EFL reading have shifted the students' passive role to become 'text resistant'. This paper examines the extent to which Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) enhances analytical reading practices in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) reading context among Preparatory Year students at Najran University. The paper…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Discourse Analysis
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Sel?uk, Özge; Erten, Ismail Hakki – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2017
Getting to understand patterns and causes of motivational changes experienced by language learners while studying a foreign language can be of significant value. This paper aims to explore patterns of such fluctuations at the tertiary level. Through a dynamic systems perspective, this study employed Retrodictive Qualitative Modelling to generate…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Group Dynamics, Qualitative Research, Predictor Variables
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Tuncer, Hülya – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2016
The objective of this study is to present what kind of refusal strategies Turkish university instructors of English use and thus aiming to contribute to the limited but growing body of research on Turkish people's refusals in English. With this goal in mind, 20 instructors in the English Language Teaching Department at a state university were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Second Language Programs, English (Second Language), Speech Acts
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Jubouri Al-Ogaili, Thamer Amer; Babaee, Ruzbeh – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2016
This study focuses on the political chaos in Kurt Vonnegut's "Cat's Cradle" (1963). While the main scholarly studies focus on the postcolonial peculiarities of the novel, this study will focus on the post-nuclear characteristics and will render the novel's position distinctive within the discourse on political and social affairs. The…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Political Issues, Novels, Literary Styles
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