Writing strategies in Turkish- English bilingual context: a case study
Item Usage Stats
MetadataShow full item record
The aim of this study is to examine the writing strategies which were conducted on 164 high school students in Turkish- English bilingual context, for determining the mostly used writing strategies and whether there are any differences in writing strategies with respect to grade level, gender, types of written texts, the number of books read, like writing or not. The data was gathered via The Inventory of Learning Strategies at an international high school providing bilingual diplomas. In order to analyze data inferential and descriptive statistics were used. In the findings of the study, meta-cognitive strategies are the most preferred strategies and affective strategies are the least. The use of writing strategies varies relying on types of text written, the grade level, gender, the number of books read and whether they like writing or not. Also, it was found that bilingual high school students, who are female and at higher grade levels, who never read book, and who like writing a lot have a tendency to use writing strategies more. Furthermore, results showed that essay is the most preferable text by all students.
Turkish-English Bilingual Education
Language Learning Strategies
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Evaluation of reading strategy instruction in an EFL reading textbook and teachers' perceptions of that reading strategy instruction Yetgin, Emine (Bilkent University, 2003)Strategic reading abilities are one of the major components of fluent reading, thus, developing strategic readers should be a focus of academic reading instruction. In such instruction, materials and teachers play a ...
The relationship between learning strategy choice and academic success, and factors related to learning strategy choice of EFL undergraduate students in a Turkish university Kaya, Dilek (Bilkent University, 1994)This present study investigated the factors that could relate to learning strategy choice of students and the relationship between learning strategy choice, overall level of strategy use, and language classroom academic ...
The role of narrow-focus strategy training and broad-focus strategy training on promoting reading comprehension of Turkish EFL students Baysal, Oktay (Bilkent University, 1997)Strategy training is suggested as an effective way of promoting language learning by many researchers. Among the various types of suggested strategy training models, narrow-focus and broad-focus strategy training are two ...