EURASIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS

Vol. 4 No. 2 (2018)

Eliciting ELT Students’ Understanding of Plagiarism in Academic Writing

Irina Rets The Open University, Milton Keynes https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8832-0962Ali Ilya Sakarya University https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9997-9244Keywords: Paraphrasing and unacknowledged copying, plagiarism, scientific writing, think-aloud protocols, undergraduate research experience Abstract Given that the term ‘plagiarism’ is open to multiple interpretations, resulting in confusion among students and teachers alike, research that investigates the current state of empirical evidence and sheds light …

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Examining Turkish University Students’ Sense of Achievement, Motivation, and Anxiety: A Comparison of the English- and French-Medium Education Systems

Hülya Fidan Uçar Galatasaray University https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9058-2213Adem Soruç University of Bath https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4165-6260Keywords: English-medium instruction, French-medium instruction, achievement, motivation, anxiety, context Abstract Foreign language-medium instruction at tertiary level is receiving great attention in our decade. Thus, this study examines the significance of the following psychological factors for Turkish students enrolled in tertiary education: (i) sense of achievement, …

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Can Exams Change How and What Teachers Teach? Investigating the Washback Effect of a University English Language Proficiency Test in the Turkish Context

Asli Lidice Gokturk Saglam Ozyegin University https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8536-269XKeywords: Integrated language proficiency test, theme-based language proficiency test, washback effect, washback on teaching Abstract This article reports a mixed-method study that examined the washback effect from a locally-produced, theme-based, high-stakes English language proficiency test in tertiary education in a Turkish EAP context. The aim was to explore the …

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New Beginnings: Trials and Triumphs of Newly Hired Teachers

Andrea Dimitroff TOBB University of Economics and Technology https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1188-5436Ashley Dimitroff TOBB University of Economics and Technology https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2421-333XKeywords: Workplace integration, training, adaptation, challenges, culture Abstract Mitigation of challenges in a new workplace is one of the struggles encountered by newly hired teachers. This article presents the findings of a survey of various teachers in new work …

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Foreign Language Anxiety and Enjoyment in an Imagined Community

Majid Elahi Shirvan University of Bojnord https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3363-8273Nahid Talebzadeh University of Bojnord https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0871-4791Keywords: Anxiety, enjoyment, imagined community, negative emotions, positive emotions Abstract Learning a foreign language can be frustrating for some people and very enjoyable for some others. Emotions are one of the most important factors in the use of English as a foreign language located …

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