Yıl 2017, Cilt 46, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 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]

330 313

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
  • Bialystok, E. (1981). The role of conscious strategies in second language proficiency. Modern Language Journal, 65, 24-35.
  • Canale, M. & Swain, M. (1980). Theoretical bases of communicative approaches to second language teaching and testing. Applied Linguistics, 1, 1-47.
  • Cohen, A. D., Weaver, S. J., & Li, T.-Y. (1996). The impact of strategies-based instruction on speaking a foreign language (Research Report). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, National Language Resource Center.
  • Dörnyei, Z. (1995). On the teachability of communication strategies. TESOL Quarterly, 29, (1), 55-85.
  • Dörnyei, Z., & Scott, M. L. (1997). Communication strategies in a second language: Definitions and taxonomies. Language Learning, 47, (1), 173-210.
  • Gass, S. M., & Selinker, L. (2008). Second Language Acquisition. New York: Routledge.
  • Kavasoğlu, M. (2011). Oral communication strategies used by Turkish students learning English as a foreign language: the development of “oral communication strategy inventory”. (Unpublished masters thesis). Mersin University, Mersin.
  • Mitchell, R., Myles, F., & Mardsen, E. (2013). Second Language Learning Theories. New York: Routledge.
  • Nakatani, Y. (2005). The effects of awareness-raising training on communication stratregy use. The Modern Language Journal, 89, (1), 76-91.
  • Nakatani, Y. (2010). Identifying strategies that facilitate EFL learners’ oral communication: A classroom study using multiple data collection procedures. The Modern Language Journal, 94, (1), 116-136.
  • O’Malley, J. M., Chamot, A. U., Stewner-Manzaneres, G., Russo, R. P., & Küpper, L. (1985). Learning Strayegy Applications with students of English as a second language. TESOL Quarterly, 19, (3), 557-584.
  • Oxford, R. L. (1989). Use of language learning strategies: A synthesis of studies with implications for strategy training. System, 17(2), 235-247.
  • Plonsky, L. (2011). The effectiveness of second language strategy instruction: A meta-analysis. Language Learning, 61(4), 993–1038.
  • Selinker, L.(1972). Interlanguage. International Review of Applied Linguistics, 10(3), 209-230
  • Tarone, E. (1981). Some thoughts on the notion of communication strategy. TESOL Quarterly,15, (3), 285-295.
  • Williams, M., & Burden, R. L. (1997). Psychology of Language Teachers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Konular Eğitim Bilimleri
Dergi Bölümü Makaleler
Yazarlar

Yazar: Meryem ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER
Kurum: CUKUROVA UNIV
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Esra ÖRSDEMİR
Kurum: CUKUROVA UNIV
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { cuefd273785, journal = {Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi}, issn = {1302-9967}, eissn = {2149-116X}, address = {Çukurova Üniversitesi}, 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?. Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, 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?". Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 46 (2017): 289-297 <http://dergipark.gov.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?". Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 46 (2017): 289-297
RIS TY - JOUR T1 - Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible? AU - Meryem ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER , Esra ÖRSDEMİR Y1 - 2017 PY - 2017 N1 - doi: 10.14812/cuefd.273785 DO - 10.14812/cuefd.273785 T2 - Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi JF - Journal JO - JOR SP - 289 EP - 297 VL - 46 IS - 2 SN - 1302-9967-2149-116X M3 - doi: 10.14812/cuefd.273785 UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.14812/cuefd.273785 Y2 - 2018 ER -
EndNote %0 Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible? %A Meryem ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER , Esra ÖRSDEMİR %T Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible? %D 2017 %J Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi %P 1302-9967-2149-116X %V 46 %N 2 %R doi: 10.14812/cuefd.273785 %U 10.14812/cuefd.273785
ISNAD ÖZDEMİR YILMAZER, Meryem , ÖRSDEMİR, Esra . "Further Questioning Oral Communication Strategy Instruction From a Different Perspective: Is Implicit Learning Possible?". Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 46 / 2 (Ekim 2017): 289-297. http://dx.doi.org/10.14812/cuefd.273785