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Abstract

This paper presents a study investigating the effects of an ESP program on the false-beginner Turkish EFL learners' language and vocational knowledge and skills. The purpose of this study is to answer the following research questions:

Will false-beginner level Turkish EFL learners develop/improve their L2 skills through an ESP program of instruction?

Will false-beginner level Turkish EFL learners get basic vocational knowledge and skills as well as L2 skills through an ESP program of instruction?

50 false-beginner Turkish EFL learners, 18 graduates of the program who have already been employed in the tourism sector in Turkey, and 8 employers participated in the study. The results indicated that despite some shortcomings, the program helped the learners develop both their vocational and EFL knowledge and skills.

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