9781847699404

The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning

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  • ISBN13:

    9781847699404

  • ISBN10:

    1847699405

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-05-09
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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Summary

This book addresses fundamental questions regarding the relationships between successful language learning and strategy use and development according to learner, situational or target variables. It considers strategy effectiveness from an individual point of view and discusses pedagogical issues, especially relating to teacher perceptions and training, classroom and learner factors, methodology and content.

Author Biography

Carol Griffiths has many years' experience as teacher, manager and teacher trainer in the field of English Language Teaching. She completed a PhD researching language learning strategies at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and learner issues continue to be her main research interest. Carol is currently working as a teacher trainer at Fatih University in Istanbul, Turkey, having previously worked in New Zealand, Indonesia, Japan, China, North Korea and UK.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1: A CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVE

CHAPTER 2: A QUANTITATIVE PERSPECTIVE

CHAPTER 3: A QUALITATIVE PERSPECTIVE

CHAPTER 4: A PEDAGOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

CHAPTER 5: OVERVIEW GLOSSARY

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