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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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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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Rao, Zhenhui – Language Learning Journal, 2016
The research reported here investigated the relationship between students' use of language learning strategies and their English proficiency, and then interpreted the data from two models in information-processing theory. Results showed that the students' English proficiency significantly affected their use of learning strategies, with high-level…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, Learning Strategies
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Zarei, Abbas Ali; Layeq, Hamide – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This study investigated the effects of competitive and cooperative teaching techniques on Iranian adult EFL learners' use of direct strategies. To this end, a sample of 88 non-English major university students at Sohrevardi Nonprofit College in Qazvin were assigned to two groups, and each group received instruction under one of the treatment…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Competition, Cooperative Learning
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Wu, Chia-Pei; Lin, Huey-Ju – English Language Teaching, 2016
This study utilized the Oxford Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) and an English writing anxiety scale to examine the relationship between learning strategies and English writing anxiety in 102 university-level English language learners (ELLs) with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in a university in Taiwan. Kruskal Wallis Test…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Anxiety, English Language Learners, Limited English Speaking
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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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Albadry, Haifa – Research-publishing.net, 2015
This paper will present the experience of using iPads with a group of 21 students in a Saudi university over a period of one semester. The purpose of this ongoing study is to explore how students learn to collaborate and interact in English by participating in a teacher-designed English as a Foreign Language (EFL) course. The course aimed at…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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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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Yeh, Huei-Chen – English Language Teaching, 2015
This study aims to examine the college students in Taiwan for the attributes of how their English test scores are being affected by language learning strategy use. The university is recognized as a second-tier technology university in Taiwan, as the students are considered to have low levels of English proficiency and learning motivation. A group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Scores, Learning Strategies
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Zhou, Chaoying; Intaraprasert, Channarong – English Language Teaching, 2015
This study was intended to investigate the use of language learning strategy employed by English-major pre-service teachers in Midwest China in relation to their gender and personality types. The modified Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) and adopted personality type inventory were used to collect the data. ANOVA and Chi-square tests…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Asians
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Piamsai, Chatraporn – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2014
This study was an attempt to investigate how proficient and non-proficient learners used listening strategies to complete a listening task. 65 third-year Chulalongkorn University Commerce and Accountancy students participated in the first stage of the quantitative data collection. 18 students were randomly selected from the group for more in depth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Protocol Analysis, Learning Strategies, Language Proficiency
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Chen, Mei-Ling – English Language Teaching, 2014
The purpose of the study was to investigate language learning strategies used by English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners at different educational levels and explored the influence of age on the use of language learning strategies. A total of 1,023 students participated in the study. Out of the participants, there were 250 primary students…
Descriptors: Age Differences, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies
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Ghafournia, Narjes – English Language Teaching, 2014
This study scrutinized the relationship between utilizing language-learning strategies and university levels in reading-comprehension process of language learners in Iran. The participants comprised 406 EAP students at three university levels. The findings reflected significant differences among the students in implementing learning strategies.…
Descriptors: Correlation, English for Academic Purposes, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language)
Zarei, Abbas, Ali; Baharestani, Nooshin – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2014
To investigate the use of language learning strategies (LLS) by Iranian EFL learners across proficiency levels, a total of 180 Iranian adult female EFL learners were selected and divided into three different proficiency level groups. To collect data, Oxford's (1990) Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) was used. One-way ANOVA procedures…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies, College Students, Second Language Learning
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Nahavandi, Naemeh; Mukundan, Jayakaran – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2014
The present study aimed at understanding the language learning strategy use of Iranian EFL learners' about learning a foreign language. The main purpose of the study was to understand if there was any relationship between proficiency level, gender and extra education in language institutes and strategy use. To achieve this end, 369 engineering…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Engineering Education
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