According to the research, the most common teaching material in Turkey is textbooks. Therefore, the easiest way to teach critical listening to students is to include more in textbooks for activities that enhance this skill. The aim of this study is to determine the extent to which critical listening activities are included in the secondary education Turkish language and literature textbooks and to examine the documents for the secondary education Turkish language and literature textbooks approved by the Ministry of National Education. The textbooks were examined by three experts and the data was examined in common by three researchers who were experts in the field and tried to be presented objectively. Listening skills at all grade levels were only given in the “Oral Communication” Section at the end of each unit. Apart from this section, there were no listening activities in any of the textbooks. The number of activities decreases further when it comes to critical listening in listening. When the message bombardment based on the listening / monitoring of our age is considered, it is necessary to increase the number of activities that critically improve the listening skills.
Literature, Textbook, Critical Listening