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Polat, Mustafa; Eristi, Bahadir – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2019
The study aims to find out the effects of authentic video materials on foreign language listening skill and foreign language listening anxiety of students studying at different levels of English proficiency. The experimental practices of the research designed as pretest-posttest true experimental design with control group have been conducted on…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Second Language Learning, Listening Skills, Anxiety
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Alsaadi, Nadia Saeed M.; Atar, Cihat – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2019
This study aims to investigate wait-time, more specifically student reaction wait-time, in high school English as a foreign language classrooms with specific regard to two classroom micro-context modes (the classroom context mode and material mode). The data was collected via audio-recordings of classroom interaction in its natural context. The…
Descriptors: Student Reaction, Questioning Techniques, English Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Uzun, Kutay – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2018
The present study aimed to fill a gap in the literature by documenting the EAP needs of the research assistants of Nursing in a public Turkish university. The study was of a qualitative nature and data was collected by means of an open-ended questionnaire, whose questions were based on Hutchinson & Waters's (1987) framework to identify the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, Research Assistants, Nursing Education
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Mrekajova, Eva – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2017
Building on Bochner's (1977) functional model for the development of overseas students' friendship patterns, this study examines the friendship networks of international students attending long-term programs in Turkey concentrating primarily on their close friendships with host country nationals. The facilitating and hindering factors of…
Descriptors: Friendship, Intervention, Turkish, Cultural Differences
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Demir, Yusuf – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2017
This study aims to investigate Turkish EFL learners' attributions for success and failure in speaking English, and to find out whether gender and department variables exert any impact on their attributions. The attributions were analyzed and compared in terms of the four dimensions: locus of causality, external control, stability and personal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Attribution Theory