Lessons from Good Language Learners

Lessons from Good Language Learners

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This edited collection provides a comprehensive overview of the area of sucessful language learning strategies and reviews the literature and research on this subject to date. The book provides a reference base, addresses theoretical issues and considers pedagogical implications. It identifies gaps in our current understanding and suggests useful research initiatives and it considers how all of this relates to successful language learning by unique individuals in a variety of situations. The book is divided into 2 sections: the first deals with learner variables and has chapters on such topics as age, culture, motivation, personality and aptitude. The second covers learning variables such as vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, reading and listening. The writers include many well-established names such as Anna Chamot, Paul Nation and Andrew Cohen as well as some of the best representatives of the new generation of applied linguists.They also need to consider what they can do to make the teaching/learning environment more attuned to the various needs of their ... regular assignments, individual or group projects, online or in- class quizzes, student oral presentations, research essays, and term papers. ... The interaction of learning style and teaching style Teachers should also be aware of their own style preferences, which can haveanbsp;...

Title:Lessons from Good Language Learners
Author:Carol Griffiths
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2008-04-03


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