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Title: An Analysis of Teachers' Questions and Students' Responses in Efl Reading Course
Authors: Talentino, Vicorio
Keywords: Classroom interaction;teacher talk;teacher question;types of teacher questions;low-level thinking and high-level thinking
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS-UKSW
Abstract: In classrooms, interaction between teacher and students is always exist. The classroom interaction builds the learning processes up. Through teacher talk, teacher has a significance role in maintaining an alive classroom interaction. One type of the teacher talk is teacher question, which is the most important tool that teachers have for helping students build understanding and to encourage students to think about and act upon the material that have structured. This paper investigated the types of teacher questions and students‟ responses. The subjects of this study were 3 EFL reading courses teachers included all students of 3 classes which were Academic Reading course in Faculty of Language and Literature of the English Department in Satya Wacana Christian University. The study used mixed method in collecting and analyse the data. Different from the results of previous research, the findings of this study show that in all the three lessons, open and referential questions were frequently asked by the teachers, followed by closed and display questions and yes/no questions. The study also shows, although low-level cognitive questions were higher than high level cognitive questions but they were not so contrast like previous research. Besides, the students of 3 classes produced long responses.
URI: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/4503
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