Improvement of Reading Skills in the Second Foreign Language Courses by the “Anti-Method” Way


  •  Bunyamin Celik    

Abstract

The four basic skills in the foreign language education can only be achieved with the good reading skills and habits. Due to the fact that reading skills is usually perceived as a self-sustaining skill, the improvement of reading skill is carried out by the traditional reading activities. Traditional reading activities are carried out with the teacher-centered understanding. Nowadays, reading in the foreign language would have a different precaution because of the increasing need of foreign language in different professions. In this study, in order to bring innovation to the teacher-centered reading activities, the “Anti-Method” alternative way is introduced in detail to the students who are learning a foreign language. This method is used in the Education Faculty of Iraq Ishik University in an elective course for third grade students who participate in the Turkish Language. After application, this method is evaluated on the basis of feedbacks from students.



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