THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CULTURE-RESPONSIVE TEACHING AND ITS IMPACT ON ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDENTS' MOTIVATION IN WRITING CLASSES (THE CASE OF INTERNATIONAL BLACK SEA UNIVERSITY, GEORGIA)Journal: Journal Association 1901 SEPIKE (Vol.1, No. 13)
Publication Date: 2016-06-30
Authors : Ekaterine Pipia Nino Barikhashvili;
Page : 35-42
Keywords : culture-responsive teaching; motivation; writing skills;
The main aim of the article is to demonstrate the consequences of integrating culture-responsive reading texts in English as a foreign language (efl) writing classes. Three studies have been conducted to prove the importance of culture-responsive teaching at international Black Sea University, Tbilisi, Georgia. Totally, 45 students participated in the study. Based on the findings of the research, we were able to draw conclusions and recommendations that are useful for English language teachers in order to increase students' motivation in writing classes, which seems quite a problematic issue in Georgian context. The experiment revealed that the students in experimental group were successful in writing essays based on culture oriented reading texts, which could be explained through increased level of their motivation.
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