Teaching & Researching: Language Learning Strategies Paperback / softback
by Rebecca L. (University of Maryland. University of Alabama in both Birmingham and Huntsville, Oxford
Part of the Applied Linguistics in Action series
Over the past thirty years, the field of language learning strategies has generated a massive amount of interest and research in applied linguistics.
Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies redraws the landscape of language learning strategies at just the right time.
In this book Rebecca Oxford charts the field systematically and coherently for the benefit of language learning practitioners, students, and researchers.
Offering practical, innovative suggestions for assessing, teaching, and researching language learning strategies, she provides examples of strategies and tactics from all levels, from beginners to distinguished-level learners, as well as a new taxonomy of strategies for language learning. In demonstrating why self-regulated learning strategies are necessary for language proficiency, Oxford integrates socio-cultural, cognitive, and affective dimensions, and argues convincingly for the need for conceptual cross-fertilization.
Providing clear and concise explanations of the advantages and limitations of the different approaches, this book is full of practical value and theoretical insights. The book is designed to guide the reader with the use of a range of features, including:key quotes and concept boxespreview questions and chapter overviewsglossary and end-of-chapter further readingssources and resources section
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 360 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/01/2011
- Category: Language teaching & learning (other than ELT)
- ISBN: 9780582381292