Native speakers and native users: Loss and gain

Selvi, Ali Fuad


Foreign language medium instruction and bilingualism the analysis of a myth
Kırkıcı, Bilal (2004-01-01)
The present study discusses the potential effects of learning and using more than one language (i.e., bilingualism) on the bilingual child in relation to the prevailing discussion on foreign language-medium instruction in Turkey. It is shown that, in contrast to popular beliefs in the society and findings obtained in the early stages of the 20th century, bilingualism does not appear to be an obstacle to the bilingual child, but may act as a facilitating trait in many respects, including the bilingual child'...
Distributed Content Based Video Identification in Peer-to-Peer Networks: Requirements and Solutions
Koz, Alper; Lagendijk, R. (Inald) L. (2017-03-01)
In this paper, we first discuss the essential requirements for a fingerprint (perceptual hash)-based distributed video identification system in peer-to-peer (P2P) networks in comparison with traditional central database implementations of fingerprints. This discussion reveals that first, fingerprint sizes of existing video fingerprint methods are not compatible with the cache sizes of current P2P clients; second, fingerprint extraction durations during a query are not at tolerable levels for a user in the n...
Language learning strategies and self-efficacy beliefs as predictors of english proficiency in a language preparatory school
Açıkel, Merih; Çapa Aydın, Yeşim; Department of Educational Sciences (2011)
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of language learning strategy use and self-efficacy beliefs with language proficiency of the language preparatory school students. Moreover, some demographic characteristics of the participants were analyzed in relation to the proficiency scores of the students. Four hundred eighty nine language preparatory school students from one private university in Ankara were included in the study. Turkish version of Inventory of Strategies for Language Learnin...
English language teachers’ perceptions about a web-based support system for an in-service teacher training program
Koç, Serdar Engin; Özden, M. Yaşar; Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2009)
The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of teacher trainers and trainees about a web-support system and its components developed and implemented as an integral part of the in-service teacher training program entitled “Certificate for Teaching English” (CTE) program for the newly hired teachers in the two departments of the School of Foreign Languages at Middle East Technical University (METU). The overall design of this study was a case study which was conducted as action research within th...
Waterfall region analysis for iterative decoding
Yılmaz, Ali Özgür (2004-12-01)
Finite length analysis of iterative decoders can be done by using probabilistic models based on EXIT charts. The validity of these models will be investigated by checking the performance of iterative decoding under various scenarios.
Citation Formats
A. F. Selvi, Native speakers and native users: Loss and gain. 2015, p. 510.