The Preferences of Turkish EFL Learners in Using Phrasal Verbs or One-Word Synoymous Words

2017-04-18
This study aimed to discover language learners’ collaboration with each other on an instant messaging platform in the process of video production. In addition, it focused on the process and shed light on the purposes of collaboration among the group members while learners fulfilled the requirements of preparing their own videos. Sixteen students studying English at a preparatory school of a state university completed an authentic task regarding shooting an introductory video to describe a building on their campus. They were divided into groups of four people by the instructor who was also one of the researchers. In addition, they were asked to create a group conversation on instant messaging platform by adding their team members and interact with each other during the planning phases and production of intended videos. The data collected from the text messages of participants was analyzed based on Small Group Collaboration Model (SCGM) which includes cognitive, managerial and social categories of collaboration. The qualitative analysis of the data showed that the participants tended to collaborate mostly for cognitive and managerial purposes as compared to social ones
Citation Formats
E. Karakuş, “The Preferences of Turkish EFL Learners in Using Phrasal Verbs or One-Word Synoymous Words,” presented at the 3rd Cukurova International ELT Teachers Conference, Adana, Türkiye, 2017, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/86c053_ab6fe6a45a4e4ae29de2b3b4db4b3fb9.pdf.