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Born on August 15, 1975, in K.Maraş, Turkey, Idris Sarı graduated from Boğaziçi University FLT Department in 1999, and has been dealing with English for about 23 years. After working in Bangladesh for two years and in Tajikistan for five years both as a teacher and as an administrator,   he returned to Turkey and worked in Adana for two years and has been working at Fatih University for two years as well.   He   taught Business English and General English classes last academic year and has been teaching at the prep school this year. He is working on a listening-watching focused LT system for two years, recently started doing MA in ELT at Yeditepe University, and is the owner of www.turkiyeingilizceogrenecek.com   and www.3lb.info. He is married with three daughters.

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Nazmi Kaya graduated from ELT department at K. Zhubanov University, Kazakhstan in 2000. Following his graduation, he worked in several lyceums in Kazakhstan teaching English for five years. During his five year experince abroad, he not only concentrated on his students’ education but also headed various national-state seminars and conferences held for authorities from ministry of education regarding teaching foreign languages. After returning to Turkey in 2005, he started teaching at Fatih University Prep School and he is still teaching there. About to finish his master’s studies in English Literature at Fatih University, he will do his PhD in Literature as well and he has been keen on working on the effects of literature in language teaching for a long time.

ABSTRACT:

AN ALTERNATIVE LISTENING-READING FOCUSED SYLLABUS
FOR THE UNIV. PREP SCHOOLS FOSTERING STUDENT AUTONOMY

Idris Sarı
Nazmi Kaya
Fatih University

Learning and teaching English as a second language, specifically in Turkey, has been one of the most tiring and toughest issues for ages. “Why can’t we speak English?” is asked by many everywhere. “We have been learning the same things for years: present...

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