Ungan, Suat; Ulas, Abdulhak Halim
March 2009
Ekev Academic Review;Spring2009, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p299
Academic Journal
The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of text type in loving and comprehension the thing that individual read. With this purpose, by giving event and situation story to the students, an application study has been applied in the direction to reading comprehension of the students, and, the questions based on the comparison of the two texts in direction of audial aspect have been given. The study was carried out on 133 primary school students of 8th class attending school in two schools of the towns of Dinar and Çay of Afyon Karahisar. In the conclusion of the study, it was concluded that event story became more effective in gaining reading habit and the success of reading comprehensions indicated remarkable distinction in terms of types of texts and residential areas. In the result of the study, it was concluded that leading to reading in rural areas and using of event story in gaining reading habit should be handled, and some suggestions were put forward.


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