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Language Proficiency Analysis of Turkish Children Aged 5 in Antalya
preprintposted on 06.03.2020, 00:00 authored by Yunus PinarYunus Pinar, Fatma Ünal, Nihal Kubilay Pınar
The purpose of this research is to investigate the mother tongue development levels of pre-school children within the context of various language skill categories. Within the framework of the research, the children’s potentials in terms of their verbal presentation skills, their self-confidence developed toward their mother tongue and their communication competences were evaluated. The study used the Turkish version of the HAVAS 5 linguistic level diagnostic tool that is originally employed to form the basis of individually customized language support programs. 41 (N= 37; 29 boys, 12 girls) pre-school children registered in the kindergarten of a school located in the Muratpaşa district of Antalya and selected using the random sampling method were included in the research.
Declaration of conflicts of interestNo conflicts of interest
Corresponding author firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead author countryTurkey
Lead author job roleHigher Education Researcher
Lead author institutionAkdeniz University
Ethics statementAn Ethics Committee Permission has been obtained from Akdeniz University and a Legal Permit from Antalya Directorate of National Education for the purposes of this research. 21/11/2016 - 67072230-050.01.04
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