Does Recreational Reading in Native Language Influence Foreign Language Learning Process?
Aydin, Selami, The Qualitative Report
Limited studies have been conducted on the effects on recreational reading in native language on foreign language learning, whereas no findings exist on the effects of recreational reading in Turkish as a native language (L1) on English as a foreign language (EFL) learning. Thus, this study aims to investigate the effects of recreational reading in L1 on the process of learning EFL. The sample group consists of 70 learners and a background questionnaire, interviews, oral presentations, classroom discussions, essay papers, and responses to examination questions were used for data collection. The results indicated that recreational reading in L1 has some significant contributions to EFL …
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Publication information: Article title: Does Recreational Reading in Native Language Influence Foreign Language Learning Process?. Contributors: Aydin, Selami - Author. Journal title: The Qualitative Report. Volume: 16. Issue: 6 Publication date: November 2011. Page number: 1554+. © 2009 Nova Southeastern University, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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