A study of tale reading dictionary framework of teaching vocabulary

Karagoz M., Yucelsen N., ORYAŞIN U.

ERPA International Congress on Education (ERPA), İstanbul, Turkey, 6 - 08 June 2014, vol.152, pp.943-949 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 152
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.09.347
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.943-949
  • Keywords: vocabulary teaching, tale, tale reading dictionary, Turkish education
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


This study aims to form a theoritic framework of teaching vocabulary and determine the importance of vocabulary teaching in Turkish language education by study of tale reading dictionary. Within this aim, a theoritic framework has been formed by a literature survey and to form the tale reading dictionary, a sample survey has been done and tales which represent the text type have been chosen to that end. Tales have been chosen from the book "On Bes Dirk Masali" of Pertev Naili Boratay, which has been chosen from "Az Gittik Uz Gittik" collection of Anatolian tales and represented by Adnan Binyazar as a sample of the text type. According to the literature, vocabulary teaching is an important factor to develop the communicational skills of students with reference to understanding and explaining skills. In this study, it is mainly aimed to analyse the words and phrases and improve the reading and understanding skills of students by helping them to develop their vocabulary. (C) 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.