Yıl 2019, Cilt , Sayı , Sayfalar 12 - 24 2019-10-30

The Metaphors That Candidate Teachers Used for Foreign Language Teacher

Ayse Arslan Cavusoglu [1] , Fatih Tepebaşılı [2]




This study tries to reveal the mental images of 363 German language teacher candidates who were enrolled in 8 different German education departments in Turkey about Foreign Language Teacher concept. Thus, by using the scope of qualitative research with the content analysis model, the problems affecting language learning and teaching were tried to be revealed and some solutions were offered by investigating the language teaching and learning process. In this paper, it was revealed that the candidate German language teachers had a wide range of perspectives regarding the notion of a foreign language teacher and as a result of these perspectives the need to review foreign language teaching in the Turkish education system has shown up. Besides, the importance of metaphors that the people use unwittingly in lots of areas was mentioned and metaphor concept and its usage in education were discussed. 


Metaphor, foreign language teaching
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Orcid: 0000-0001-9426-3722
Yazar: Ayse Arslan Cavusoglu (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Necmettin Erbakan University
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0000-0000-0000
Yazar: Fatih Tepebaşılı


Yayımlanma Tarihi : 30 Ekim 2019

APA Arslan Cavusoglu, A , Tepebaşılı, F . (2019). The Metaphors That Candidate Teachers Used for Foreign Language Teacher. IBAD Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi , () , 12-24 . DOI: 10.21733/ibad.606554