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Shi, Hong – World Journal of Education, 2021
This study aims to analyze the relationships among self-efficacy, strategies, and goal orientations of college-level English Language Learners (ELLs). Participants who were more than 25 years old had a lower level of strategy use than those who were less than 25 years old. Greater strategy use could result in higher level of self-efficacy and goal…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies, Goal Orientation, College Students
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Balci, Özgül; Ügüten, Selma Durak – International Education Studies, 2018
The primary purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between language learning strategy use and foreign language achievement, focusing on differences in gender. A total of 263 English as a foreign language students enrolled in English preparatory class program at Necmettin Erbakan University, School of Foreign Languages participated…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Strategies
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Ansarin, Ali Akbar; Khatibi, Samira Paki – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study set out with the aim of assessing whether Multiple Intelligences profiles of Iranian students would exert any influence on their use of language learning strategies as important determining factors in the language learning. Additionally, we explored the role of gender and different proficiency levels on EFL learners' multiple…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Language Acquisition, Learning Strategies, Gender Differences
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Pawlak, Miroslaw; Szyszka, Magdalena – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
Disparate goals that learners might have in learning second or foreign language pronunciation and the scant classroom time that can be dedicated to teaching this target language subsystem dictate that learner autonomy is of vital importance in this case and adept use of pronunciation learning strategies (PLS) can be viewed as key to the…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Preferences
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Mohammadipour, Mohammad; Rashid, Sabariah Md; Rafik-Galea, Shameem; Thai, Yap Ngee – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Emotions are an indispensable part of second language learning. The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between the use of language learning strategies and positive emotions. The present study adopted a sequential mixed methods design. The participants were 300 Malaysian ESL undergraduates selected through stratified random sampling…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Platsidou, Maria; Kantaridou, Zoe; Papadopoulou, Iris – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2017
L2 acquisition is a complicated process in which many parameters intertwine. Reported strategy use in L2 learning has been extensively researched in relation to factors that are likely to determine it, such as positive attitudes towards English as a foreign language (EFL) learning. In this paper, we investigated another potential determinant of…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Naif, Ahmed H.; Saad, Noor Saazai Mat – English Language Teaching, 2017
Adult Arab learners of Finnish as second language (FSL) often encounter communication difficulty when dealing with official documents. They also cannot help their children in their school homework. FSL proficiency is an essential requirement to get an employment and to obtain the Finnish citizenship. The aim of this paper is to explore the use of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Finno Ugric Languages, Arabs
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Dmitrenko, Violetta – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2017
The main goal consisted in identifying and bringing together strategies of multilinguals as a particular learner group. Therefore, research was placed in the intersection of the three fields: language learning strategies (LLS), third language acquisition (TLA), and the didactics of plurilingualism. First, the paper synthesises the major findings…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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Koç, Hatice Kübra – Online Submission, 2017
As a still popular research area, Language Learning Strategies (LLS) researches need to be enhanced, since it consists of different phenomenon such as age, gender, individual differences and learning environment. At a glance, previous studies in the literature state that most of LLS researches are conducted in just learner-contexts in schools or…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies, Age Differences, English (Second Language)
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Balci, Özgül – English Language Teaching, 2017
The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between the language learning strategies of freshman students and their learning styles. This study is a descriptive research and employs a relational screening model. Participants of the study were 328 freshman students majoring in different fields at Necmettin Erbakan University Ahmet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Correlation, Second Language Learning
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Bernardo, Aránzazu; Amérigo, María; García, Juan A. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
This paper presents a study on the use of learning strategies in foreign languages, and more specifically Spanish. The study was conducted with 376 Chinese and American students who were studying Spanish in their countries of origin. The results obtained from a latent class cluster analysis identified five groups of participants based on the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies, Spanish, Second Language Instruction
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Afshar, Hassan Soodmand; Movassagh, Hossein – Language Learning Journal, 2017
The study investigated the relationship among critical thinking, strategy use and university achievement. To this end, 76 English major students sat the California Critical Thinking Skills Test and filled out Oxford's Strategy Inventory for Language Learning. Participants' Grade Point Averages were regarded as their university achievement. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Strategies
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Shakarami, Alireza; Hajhashemi, Karim; Caltabiano, Nerina J. – Online Learning, 2017
Digital media play enormous roles in much of the learning, communication, socializing, and ways of working for "Net-Generation" learners who are growing up in a wired world. Living in this digital era may require different ways of communicating, thinking, approaching learning, prioritizing strategies, interpersonally communicating, and…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Altmisdort, Gonca – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The aim of this study is to evaluate learning and acquisition strategies used by second/foreign language learners. This study is a comparative investigation of learning and acquisition strategies of successful and less successful language learners. The main question of the study is to investigate if there is a relationship between the learners'…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals)
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Afshar, Hassan Soodmand; Tofighi, Somayyeh; Hamazavi, Raouf – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
The idea that language learning is facilitated or inhibited by a multitude of factors has prompted scholars in the field to investigate variables considered to be crucial in the process of second or foreign language learning. This study investigated relationships between emotional intelligence, learning style, language learning strategy use, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Emotional Intelligence
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