A Word Frequency Study and Refugee Students in Turkey
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Word frequency studies can be described as studies conducted to determine which words are used more frequently in written or verbal texts in a language. In this study, it was aimed to do a word frequency study on the 6th grade Turkish textbook for 2017. In this way, it was desired to determine word frequency for refugee students having education with Turkish students in the schools of Ministry of National Education. Document analysis method was applied in the study, data were processed through content analysis and revealed descriptively. 14.999 words were analyzed in total. Analyzed words were classified as nouns, verbs, gerunds, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, pronouns and exclamations. It was determined that nouns were used most frequently among these word types. Verbs, adjectives, gerunds, conjunctions, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions and exclamations followed this. It was determined that nouns had the largest range. Gerunds, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, pronouns, exclamations and postpositions followed this in terms of range. It was determined that the most frequently used words were mostly at A1 level.