Yavuz Kurt

Yavuz Kurt
ROLE : Turkey EC support team: GE & EMI
INSTITUTION : Boğaziçi University

Yavuz Kurt is a PhD candidate and a research assistant in English Language Education Program of Foreign Language Education Department at Boğaziçi University. His research focuses on world Englishes, English as a lingua franca, English as an international language, second/foreign language teacher education, English medium instruction and language assessment. His work has appeared as presentations at international conferences such as ELF9, EuroSLA 26, IAWE 2019. He is currently working on his PhD study which takes an ELF-aware critical approach to English medium instruction practices in higher education institutions in Turkey.

What I'm Working On


I’m currently a PhD student at Boğaziçi University in İstanbul. My research interests include World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca, English as an international language, second/foreign language teacher education, English medium instruction and language assessment.

I am currently working on my PhD study which takes an ELF-aware critical approach to English medium instruction practices in higher education institutions in Turkey. Also, I have been recently working on ELT materials, with a particular focus on how ELF is addressed in these materials.

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