Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition

Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition

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O'Malley and Chamot review the literature on learning strategies, describe and classify learning strategies in second language learning, and discuss why learning is affected in a positive manner when such strategies are used. The authors present instructional models for learning-strategy training that teachers can apply to their own classes. The material is based on current research in second language acquisition and cognitive theory.After a 5-minute study period, students were tested for recall. ... listening passage that signal a main idea (e.g., aquot;today I will talk about, aquot; aquot;the most important point, aquot; aquot; one major idea, aquot; or aquot;in summaryaquot;) ... Speaking Before presenting their 2-minute talk, students were reminded about the use of linguistic markers, were encouragedanbsp;...

Title:Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition
Author:J. Michael O'Malley, Anna Uhl Chamot
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1990-02-23


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