Problems Experienced by Prospective Turkish Teachers in Paragraph Development Process

Esra Nur Ti̇ryaki, Gülşat Bi̇can

Abstract


It is observed that individuals have problems in written expression in the Turkish education system, and a permanent solution can not be developed to solve these problems. Therefore, the primary objective of this research is to determine the problems of prospective Turkish teachers in paragraph creation. This research was carried out in the descriptive survey model. The study group consists of 88 students studying in the 3rd grade at Hatay Mustafa Kemal University in the 2018-2019 academic year. In the data collection process, the “paragraph creation problem inventory” developed by the researchers was used in the study. According to research results, it was found that the students suffered the most in “inability to create an introductory paragraph” (n=86), “inability to maintain the thought unity in the paragraph” (n=84), and “inability to develop thought in the paragraph” (n=83). In this study, solutions to the problems experienced by the students were also presented. The study findings are expected to contribute to teaching paragraph development.

Keywords


Paragraph Structure, Paragraph, Text, Teaching Paragraph Development

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijels.v.9n.4p.103

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