The linguistic situation among the Iraqi Turkmen of Kirkuk : a sociolinguistic study

Other Title(s)

الوضع اللغوي بين التركمان العراقيين في كركوك : دراسة لغوية اجتماعية

Dissertant

Diya, Sarah Muhammad Sana

Thesis advisor

Abu Hilal, Abd al-Rahman

University

Middle East University

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department

Department of English

University Country

Jordan

Degree

Master

Degree Date

2020

English Abstract

This study aimed at investigating the language situation among the Turkmen of Kirkuk\Iraq, explored the attitudes of the Turkmen of Kirkuk towards Turkmen and Arabic.

it also investigated the factors that supported the use of Turkmen and Arabic languages.This study also attempted to explore the domains of use of Turkmen and Arabic.

The researcher used pilot interviews and sociolinguistic questionnaire to obtain data about the Turkmen.

The sample was 50 members from the Turkmen community from Kirkuk.

Results showed that the Turkmen of Kirkuk have maintained the Turkmen language.

The results also indicated that the Turkmen in Kirkuk have very positive attitudes towards both languages (Turkmen and Arabic).

Moreover, The results of the study showed that the family has an important role in preserving the language and that most Turkmen consider Turkmen language as their childhood language and they use it frequently at home while talking to the family and relatives and This was an important factor helped them to preserve their ethnic language.

Main Topic

Languages
Arabic Language

Topics

No. of Pages

90

Table of Contents

Table of contents.

Abstract.

Abstract in Arabic.

Chapter One : Background of the study.

Chapter Two : Review of literature.

Chapter Three : Methods and procedures.

Chapter Four : Results of the study.

Chapter Five : Discussion, conclusions, and recommendations.

References.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Diya, Sarah Muhammad Sana. (2020). The linguistic situation among the Iraqi Turkmen of Kirkuk : a sociolinguistic study. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970901

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Diya, Sarah Muhammad Sana. The linguistic situation among the Iraqi Turkmen of Kirkuk : a sociolinguistic study. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University. (2020).
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970901

American Medical Association (AMA)

Diya, Sarah Muhammad Sana. (2020). The linguistic situation among the Iraqi Turkmen of Kirkuk : a sociolinguistic study. (Master's theses Theses and Dissertations Master). Middle East University, Jordan
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-970901

Language

English

Data Type

Arab Theses

Record ID

BIM-970901