The Attitudes of The Students Coming From The Turkic World Towards The Texts in Turkey Turkish Language


BILIG, vol.95, pp.1-26, 2020 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.12995/bilig.9501
  • Journal Name: BILIG
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, International Bibliography of Social Sciences, Index Islamicus, Linguistic Bibliography, Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts, MLA - Modern Language Association Database, Political Science Complete, Sociological abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-26
  • Keywords: Turkic world, Turkey Turkish, Foreigners of Turkish origin, Turkish teaching, attitude, Reading attitude
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


The students called "Foreigners of Turkish Origin" coming from the Turkic world learn Turkey Turkish by travelling to Turkey for several reasons such as work, education, marriage etc. In the teaching process of Turkish, the texts are used both in coursebooks or reading books as the main element of teaching. Thanks to the common values and products put forward by the Turkic world in historical process that the students from the Turkic world are expected to develop a positive interest and attitude to Turkey Turkish. An attitude which is described as a tendency of giving a reaction to an object or a situation is one of the most important elements of education. The success in learning a foreign language of the students who develop a positive attitude to the foreign language they learn or to reading as an ability of that language is expected to be affected by this attitude. In this study in which it was benefited from the mixed method, the attitudes of the students coming from the Turkic world towards Turkish texts were searched. In the research, it was detected that they had developed a high-level attitude towards Turkish texts and expected to see the common cultural elements of the Turkic world among the texts.