Year 2017, Volume 46, Issue 2, Pages 289 - 297 2017-10-15

Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible?

Meryem ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER [1] , Esra ÖRSDEMİR [2]

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This study aims to investigate whether it is possible to learn communication strategies (CSs) implicitly through EFL teachers' modeling. In the context of EFL classrooms, non-native EFL teachers are supposed to use CSs through which they are also supposed to model the CSs in their classes. Although the literature has an agreement on the fact that strategy training should be explicit, there is no empirical study found focusing on implicit strategy training. Therefore, this study aims to investigate to what extent EFL teachers' use of different communication strategies in the classroom predicts the communication strategies by students. The data of the study was collected by means of quantitative and qualitative data. As for quantitative data, participants were asked to fill into Oral Communication Strategy Inventory (OCSI). For the qualitative data, on the other hand, data was collected through structured interviews. The results indicated that EFL teachers do not model CSs because their strategies in use are rather teaching strategies like simplifying the language. When specifically analyzed, the only CSs explained by EFL teachers' use was message abandonment strategy. The implication of the study is that explicit training strategy training should be provided for students' acquisition of these strategies, which is consistent with the literature.

communication strategies, strategy training, implicit strategy training, English language teaching
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Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Journal Section Article
Authors

Author: Meryem ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER
Institution: CUKUROVA UNIV
Country: Turkey


Author: Esra ÖRSDEMİR
Institution: CUKUROVA UNIV
Country: Turkey


Bibtex @research article { cuefd273785, journal = {Cukurova University Faculty of Education Journal}, issn = {1302-9967}, eissn = {2149-116X}, address = {Cukurova University}, year = {2017}, volume = {46}, pages = {289 - 297}, doi = {10.14812/cuefd.273785}, title = {Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible?}, key = {cite}, author = {ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER, Meryem and ÖRSDEMİR, Esra} }
APA ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER, M , ÖRSDEMİR, E . (2017). Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible?. Cukurova University Faculty of Education Journal, 46 (2), 289-297. DOI: 10.14812/cuefd.273785
MLA ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER, M , ÖRSDEMİR, E . "Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible?". Cukurova University Faculty of Education Journal 46 (2017): 289-297 <http://dergipark.org.tr/cuefd/issue/31467/273785>
Chicago ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER, M , ÖRSDEMİR, E . "Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible?". Cukurova University Faculty of Education Journal 46 (2017): 289-297
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ISNAD ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER, Meryem , ÖRSDEMİR, Esra . "Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible?". Cukurova University Faculty of Education Journal 46 / 2 (October 2017): 289-297. https://doi.org/10.14812/cuefd.273785