Aspects of Turkish Bilingualism Editorial Note



Voices, Identities, Negotiations, and Conflicts: Writing Academic English Across Cultures
Yigitoglu, Nur (Elsevier BV, 2013-07-01)
A note on the contact between Kurmanji Kurdish and Turkish at lexical and morphological level
Çabuk Ballı, Sakine (SAGE Publications, 2019-08-01)
Turkish-Kurdish social setting where the Turkish and Kurdish languages are in contact for a long time induces borrowing and change at different levels.This study explores the contact between Kurmanji Kurdish and Turkish that take place at both morphological and lexical level. The data consist of three hours of recordings of family talks on the phone. Corpus analysis of data obtained from audio and video recordings of a family talk on the phone was done. Preliminary findings revealed that verbs are borrowed ...
A note on language contact: Laz language in Turkey
Akkuş, Mehmet (SAGE Publications, 2019-08-01)
Classified as an endangered language, the Laz language is spoken in a restricted area by a small number of speakers. The contact between Turkish and Laz is intense and unidirectional in that the latter is only restrained to communication among family members in small speech communities. Contact-induced change, which is an inevitable outcome of Turkish-Laz contact, is investigated by placing special emphasis on loanwords. This paper, thus, addresses the contact between Turkish and the Laz language at lexical...
Experiences of International Language Teachers at a Turkish University
Kahraman, Hasibe; Pıpes, Ashleıgh Carter (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018-09-01)
Using a multiple case study approach, this short research article describes the experiences of three teachers (of German, French, and Korean) in a Turkish university where English is also mandatorily taught. Three themes common to the participants' experiences emerged: use of the Turkish language, integrative adaptability, and international self-awareness. We suggest that understanding these themes may help teachers, students, and administrators better understand the rich and potentially unique fonts of kno...
Karaman, Abdullah Cendel (Informa UK Limited, 2007-12-01)
In world language teacher education, there are few opportunities that integrate preparing prospective educators for meaningful participation in intercultural dialogues and for deeper understanding of value conflicts. Student teaching abroad offers one such promising opportunity. With our conceptualization of a critical systems approach towards heightened global awareness, we present an alternative framework that can be used in studies on international student teaching (IST). Furthermore, we theorize a type ...
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S. Ç. Sağın Şimşek, “Aspects of Turkish Bilingualism Editorial Note,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BILINGUALISM, pp. 789–792, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: