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Nazri, Nurhuda Mohamad; Yunus, Melor Md; Nazri, Nur Dalila Mohamad – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
Often times, many English as Second Language (ESL) facilitators speculate why some learners learn faster than other learners. Provided the students were exposed with the same amount of years in the formal education system in Malaysia, the language instructors curious about the variety of performance in the English language among the learners. This…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies, Metacognition
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Kamalizad, Jalal; Samuel, Moses – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
Responding to the controversies in the results of past studies regarding the impact of language proficiency on learners' use of language learning strategies, this article reports the effect of language proficiency on the strategy use of Iranian English learners across two different settings, namely ESL Malaysia, and EFL Iran. Some 157 Iranian…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Shah, Mohamed Ismail Ahamad; Ismail, Yusof; Esa, Zaleha; Muhamad, Ainon Jariah – English Language Teaching, 2013
Studies on strategy research have shown the usefulness and importance of language learning strategies (LLS) for ESL and EFL learners. However, research on content-based learners in relation to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and English for Occupational Purposes (EOP) has yet to be undertaken. This study, therefore, investigated the learning…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Anthony, Margreat Aloysious; Ganesen, Sree Nithya – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2012
According to Horwitz (1987) learners' belief about language learning are influenced by previous language learning experiences as well as cultural background. This study examined the English Language Learning Strategies between local and international Chinese students who share the same cultural background but have been exposed to different…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Foreign Students, Learning Experience, Foreign Countries
Wong, Mary Siew-Lian – Online Submission, 2011
Language learning strategies are specific actions or techniques that learners use to assist their progress in developing second or foreign language skills (Oxford, 1990). Knowledge of students' strategy use is important, as this will provide information to teachers concerning the strategy training needs of their students. This paper presents the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning
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Alireza, Shakarami; Abdullah, Mardziha H. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2010
Language learning strategies are used with the explicit goal of helping learners improve their knowledge and understanding of a target language. They are the conscious thoughts and behaviors used by students to facilitate language learning tasks and to personalize language learning process. Learning styles on the other hand, are "general…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Political Science, Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning