Oxford Applied Linguistics: Language Learner Strategies: 30 years of Research and Practice

Paperback | January 29, 2008

EditorAndrew Cohen, Ernesto Macaro

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Research into language learner strategies has the fundamental goal of improving the teaching and learning of second languages. This book explores the notion that the reason some learners of second languages excel and others struggle lies in what the learners themselves do-the strategies theybring to language learning and to language use.brbrbName of series:/b Oxford Applied Linguistics

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Research into language learner strategies has the fundamental goal of improving the teaching and learning of second languages. This book explores the notion that the reason some learners of second languages excel and others struggle lies in what the learners themselves do-the strategies theybring to language learning and to language us...

Andrew D. Cohen, Chair of the MA in ESL Program and Director of the Undergraduate ESL Minor at the University of Minnesota, has been strategizing about foreign language learning from his first (Latin) to his eleventh (Japanese).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.76 inPublished:January 29, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0194422542

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Part 1: Issues, Theories and FrameworksCh. 1 - Mike Grenfell and Ernesto MacaroClaims and CritiquesCh. 2 - Andrew D. CohenComing to Terms with Language Learner Strategies: Surveying the ExpertsCh. 3 - Rebecca L. Oxford and Karen SchrammBridging the Gap between Psychological and Sociocultural Perspectives on L2 Learner StrategiesCh. 4 - Osamu Takeuchi, Carol Griffiths, and Do CoyleApplying Strategies to Contexts: The Role of Individual and Group Differences in Strategy ResearchCh. 5 - Cynthia White, Karen Schramm, and Anna Uhl ChamotResearch Methods in Language Learner Strategies: Re-examining the tool boxCh. 6 - Rebecca L. Oxford and Kyoung Rang Lee with Gloria ParkL2 Grammar Strategies: The Second Cinderella and BeyondCh. 7 - Joan Rubin, Anna Uhl Chamot, Vee Harris, and Neil J. AndersonIntervening in the Use of Strategiesand#160;Part 2: Reviewing 30 Years of Empirical LLS ResearchCh. 8 - Ernesto Macaro, Suzanne Graham, and Robert VanderplankA Review of Listening Strategies: Focus on sources of knowledge and on successCh. 9 - Lynn Erler and Claudia FinkbeinerA Review of Reading Strategies: Focus on the impact of first languageCh. 10 - Yasuo Nakatani and Christine GohA Review of Oral Communication Strategies: Focus on interactionist and psycholinguistic perspectivesCh. 11 - Rosa M. Manchand#243;n, Julio Roca de Larios, and Liz MurphySecond and Foreign Language Writing Strategies: Focus on conceptualizations and impact of first languageCh. 12 - Martha Nyikos and May FanA Review of Vocabulary Acquisition Strategies: Focus on language proficiency and learner's voiceand#160;Concluding chapter - Cohen and MacaroLLS and the Future: Resolving the issues