The role of formal schemata in EFL reading comprehension

Kaçar, Işıl Günseli


The role of lexical cohesion in L2 reading comprehension
Bayraktar, Hasan; Enginarlar, Hüsnü; Department of Foreign Language Education (2011)
This study aimed at discovering the role of lexical cohesive links in L2 reading comprehension. For this purpose, the researcher carried out lexical cohesion analysis of two TOEFL reading tests consisting of six texts. First, prior to the reading comprehension tests, the students were administered “a vocabulary familiarity task”. Second, the TOEFL reading tests were administered to fifty upper-intermediate and advanced level EFL students at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. Third, after each...
The Role of Letter Frequency on Eye Movements in Sentential Pseudoword Reading
Acartürk, Cengiz; Kırkıcı, Bilal; Özkan, Ayşegül (null; 2017-07-26)
For a language learner, any new word is a pseudoword. A pseudoword is a string of of letters or phonemes that sounds like an existing word in a language, though it has no meaning in the lexicon. On the other hand, speakers are well aware of permissible phonemes, their frequencies and collocations in their language due to the phonotactics inherent in the language. For example, saktal is a pseudoword in Turkish, whereas szyan is not, due to Turkish phonotactics. This study investigates the relationship betwee...
The Role of episodic and semantic memory on exam performance among freshmen and senior students in psychology
Elibol, Nur; Şahin Acar, Başak; Department of Psychology (2014)
The aim of this thesis was to examine the role of episodic and semantic memory on exam performance, while considering type of the question and age at two time points; right after the exam and five weeks later. Freshmen and senior students were asked to complete a questionnaire consisted of exemplar questions from final exams, and they were asked whether they remembered the specific learning episode corresponding to episodic memory, or they knew the information without remembering the learning episode corres...
The Role of Attachment Style in Adjustment to Earthquake
Sümer, Nebi; Karancı, Ayşe Nuray; Kazak Berument, Sibel; GÜNEŞ, HATİCE (2002-06-30)
The Role of emotions and emotion regulation in the system justification process
Solak, Nevin; Sümer, Nebi; Jost, John T.; Department of Psychology (2015)
The studies of emotions and emotion regulation from the social psychological perspective have been dominated by two general approaches, namely, individual and group-based research perspectives (e.g., Frijda, 1986; Gross, 2014; Halperin, 2014; Smith, Seger, & Mackie, 2007). Considering that emotions cannot only be limited to the individual- and the group-level contexts, the system-level dynamics (Stangor & Jost, 1997) should be examined to better understand their impacts on both individual and society. Drawi...
Citation Formats
I. G. Kaçar, “The role of formal schemata in EFL reading comprehension,” Middle East Technical University, 1995.