We, as the Editorial Team of the ELT Research Journal are happy to
announce the release of the second issue of 2019 volume. In this issue, there
are three research articles addressing a number of issues in the field of
English Language Teaching.
The first article by Dinçay KÖKSAL and Pınar ÇANKAYA develops a
scale to investigate perceptions on the ‘Primary Level English Language
Education Program’ and it focuses on the objectives, content, teachinglearning processes and assessment of the program. By having a quantitative
research design, the study presents the scale to be reliable and applicable for
The second paper by Muhammed Salih TAŞDEMİR explores the role of
of cultural capital in EFL classroom. To do that, the researcher has designed
a mixed-method approach through a cultural capital scale and semistructured interview with the 27 teachers of English. The results show that
cultural capital level of the teachers is high and four dimensions are yielded
in terms of the role of the culture in classroom.
Lastly, the third study of the issue by Nur GEDİK BAL explores the
burnout level of EFL instructors. The study also compares statistically
burnout level of the state and the private institution instructors. The results
show the significant difference in two types of institutions regarding
Emotional Exhaustion and Depersonalization sub-dimensions.
We would like to thank once more all the researchers who have
contributed to the current issue of the journal with their invaluable
academic works. We would also like to thank all editors, co-editors and
reviewers of the ELT-RJ for their voluntary contribution to the journal by
managing the review process.
Prof. Dr. Gonca YANGIN EKŞİ
Prof. Dr.Dinçay KÖKSAL
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International Association of Research
in Foreign Language Education and Applied Linguistics
ELT Research Journal
2019, 8(2), 64