Students’ Attitudes towards Vocational Foreign Language Course

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Ozer, Selda ; Yılmaz, Ercan (2016)
  • Publisher: Mustafa AYDIN
  • Journal: (issn: 2148-3868, eissn: 2148-3868)
  • Subject: Attitude,English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

The aim of the study was to determine students’attitudes towards Vocational Foreign Language Course and if the their attitudesdisplay significant differences in terms of gender, age, department, the placethey live, passing marks, the type of high school they graduated from, theirmothers’ and fathers’ graduation levels and being abroad. The study was carriedout in descriptive survey method. The population of the study comprised ofsenior students at two vocational colleges of Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş VeliUniversity in 2015-2016 spring semester. “Attitude Scale towards VocationalForeign Language Course” was used to collect data. Data were analyzed usingindependent samples t-test and one-way ANOVA. The findings revealed thatstudents, in general, have positive attitudes towards Vocational ForeignLanguage Course and their attitudes differed in terms of gender, age,department and passing mark; however, their attitudes did not have a differencein terms of other variables.  
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