Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition (Cambridge Applied Linguistics)

Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition (Cambridge Applied Linguistics)

By: J. Michael O'Malley (author), Anna Uhl Chamot (author), Michael H. Long (series_editor), Jack C. Richards (series_editor)Paperback

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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.

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Contents

Series editors' preface; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. A cognitive theory of learning; 3. How cognitive theory applies to second language acquisition; 4. Learning strategies: methods and research; 5. Strategies used by second language learners; 6. Instruction in learning strategies; 7. Learning strategies: models and materials; 8. Summary and conclusions; Glossary; References; Author index; Subject index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/02/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780521358378
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 276
  • ID: 9780521358378
  • weight: 410
  • ISBN10: 052135837X

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