ERIC Number: ED493163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Learners Strategies: A Guide for Teachers. Portfolio Series #12
Cotterall, Sara; Reinders, Hayo
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Regional Language Centre (RELC)
This book is about strategies learners can use to make their language learning and practice more successful and enjoyable. It is also about how teachers can help their learners develop those strategies. By making strategies part of their courses, teachers can help prepare their learners for their future study. This practical guide gives examples of strategies and ideas on how to introduce and practice them in class. It also looks at what materials can be used and how to adapt them. It will help teachers develop what is an essential skill in the language classroom. This book is organized into the following six chapters: (1) What Are Learner Strategies? (2) Why Teach Learner Strategies? (3) How Do I Include Strategies? (4) How Do I Introduce Strategies? (5) How Do I Teach Strategies? and (6) What Materials Can I Use?
Descriptors: Metacognition, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Cultural Differences, Educational Background, Student Motivation, Time on Task, Independent Study
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (Singapore). Regional Language Centre.