International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1308-9501

Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2012, Vol. 3(3) 19-34

The Effect of Peripheral Learning Applied in English Instruction on English Idioms Learning

Mehmet Gezer, Burcu Şen & Bülent Alcı

pp. 19 - 34   |  Manu. Number: ijers.2012.009

Published online: December 01, 2012  |   Number of Views: 342  |  Number of Download: 773


Abstract

The aim of this research is to determine the effect of peripheral learning on English idioms whether differs to gender or not. The subject group of this research includes 43 female students and 68 male students, in total 111 students at Yıldız Technical University School of Foreign Languages. As for method, dependent and independent groups t-test is used. Before carrying out the research, pre-test which is prepared by the help of two experts and consists of 25 multiple choice questions is applied on the students. During the research period, posters about the idioms hang on the classrooms’ walls for a month. Moreover, focus group interview is applied to collect data about peripheral learning on English idioms learning. Subsequently, post-test is applied and the results of the pre-test & post-test are analyzed via t-test. Data analysis is determined and the conclusion is declared. 

Keywords: Peripheral learning, English idioms learning, Success


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Gezer, M., Sen, B. & Alci, B. (2012). The Effect of Peripheral Learning Applied in English Instruction on English Idioms Learning. International Journal of Educational Researchers, 3(3), 19-34.

Harvard
Gezer, M., Sen, B. and Alci, B. (2012). The Effect of Peripheral Learning Applied in English Instruction on English Idioms Learning. International Journal of Educational Researchers, 3(3), pp. 19-34.

Chicago 16th edition
Gezer, Mehmet, Burcu Sen and Bulent Alci (2012). "The Effect of Peripheral Learning Applied in English Instruction on English Idioms Learning". International Journal of Educational Researchers 3 (3):19-34.

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