How should a teacher of Turkish language and literature talk?

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The purpose of the study is to detect considerations about speech features that a letters teacher should have according to preservice teachers (PT) and to provide preservice teachers' own speaking features through determined qualifications. This study is a descriptive study that bases on qualitative data. The study group of the study was consisted of 63 fourth grade students who study in University of Gazi, Faculty of Education, Turkish Language and Letters Department from fall semester of 2010-2011. A speaking skill questionnaire that was developed by researchers was used as a data collection tool. At the end of the study students specified that a letters teacher should be careful to emphasize on the appropriate place of a speech and at most to the pronounciation. It was detected that students who determine theirselves as intermediately successful about these skills observe themselves deficient on pronounciation capability. © 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd.




Burgul, F. (2011). How should a teacher of Turkish language and literature talk? In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 15, pp. 2797–2802).

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