YABANCI DİL OLARAK İNGİLİZCE KULLANAN YAZARLARIN İNGİLİZCE YAZMAYA DAİR GÖRÜŞLERİNİN BİR METAFORİK ANALİZİ
İngilizce yazma kavramı pek çok
kişi için giderek artan bir ortak ilgi alanı haline dönüşmektedir ve yazma
becerilerinin geliştirilmesi dil öğreniminde geliştirilmesi en karmaşık
beceriler arasındadır. Bu çalışmada yabancı dil olarak İngilizce yazarların
İngilizce yazma hakkındaki görüşlerini metaforlar aracılığıyla inceledik çünkü
olgu bilim araştırmalarının önemli bir aracı olarak metafor analizi sosyal,
psikolojik, dilbilimsel ve bilişsel pek çok değişkenle ilgili değerli veriler
sağlamaktadır. Bu olgu bilimsel betimleyici çalışma bir Türk üniversitesinde
gerçekleştirilmiş ve İngiliz Dili Eğitimi alan 56 katılımcı çalışmaya
katılmıştır. Yabancı dil olarak İngilizce yazarların yabancı dil olarak
İngilizce yazmaya ilişkin görüşleri katılımcıların metaforik kavramları yoluyla
elde edilmiştir. Çalışma öğrencilere ait yabancı dil olarak İngilizce yazmaya
ilişkin çok önemli görüşler ortaya çıkarırken veri analizi yazmaya dair temel
olarak süreç ve ürün odaklı temalara işaret etmektedir. Daha açık ifadesiyle,
araştırma sonuçları yazma sürecine dair 19 tema açığa çıkarırken, yazmaya ürün
bakışıyla ilgili olarak da 6 tema tanımlanabilmiştir. Araştırmanın dikkat
çekici bulguları arasında İngilizce yazmayı bireysel gelişim süreci olarak
yansıtan temalar, yazmanın psikolojik, duygusal ve güdüsel boyutlarına dair temalar
ve yazar kimliğine dair temalar yer almaktadır.
A metaphorical analysis of EFL writers’ views about writing in English
The concept of writing in English has
increasingly been a common area of interest for many, and developing writing
skills is among the most complex skills to master in language learning. In this
study, we investigated EFL writers’ views about writing in English through
metaphors because, as a significant tool of phenomenology research,
metaphorical analysis provides valuable data about many social, psychological,
linguistic and cognitive variables. This
phenomenological descriptive study was conducted at a Turkish university with
56 ELT major students, and ELT majors’ views on EFL writing, through
metaphorical conceptions of the participants, were obtained in the study. The
study reveals some significant data on learner views of EFL writing, and the
data analysis suggest themes mainly with regard to writing as a process, and writing
as a product. Specifically, the results of the study disclosed 19 themes
regarding the process, and 6 themes could be identified in connection with
viewing writing as a product. Themes that indicate views of writing in English
pertaining to being an individual development process, themes about
psychological, emotional and motivational dimensions of writing, and writer
identity are among the prominent findings discovered in the research.
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