Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition

Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition

by J. Michael O'Malley, Anna Uhl Chamot, Anna Uhl Chamot
     
 

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Based on current research in second language acquisition and cognitive theory, this study reviews the literature on learning strategies and presents instructional models for teaching applications.

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Based on current research in second language acquisition and cognitive theory, this study reviews the literature on learning strategies and presents instructional models for teaching applications.

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'… a powerful framework for considering developmental issues in second language acquisition … allows for an understanding of relationships that would have otherwise not been apparent among constructs often cited in the second language literature, such as language transfer, interlanguage, communicative competence, and learning versus acquisition distinctions.' NCAL Connections

'There is no doubt in my mind that this book makes an important contribution, both as a source of research hypotheses and as a guide for pedagogy.' Barry McLaughlin, University of California, Santa Cruz

'The book is readable and accessible. It's a 'must' for any teacher or researcher who wants the most current information in this field … an indispensable reference.' H. Douglas Brown, San Francisco State University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521358378
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1990
Series:
Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

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From the Publisher
'… a powerful framework for considering developmental issues in second language acquisition … allows for an understanding of relationships that would have otherwise not been apparent among constructs often cited in the second language literature, such as language transfer, interlanguage, communicative competence, and learning versus acquisition distinctions.' NCAL Connections

'There is no doubt in my mind that this book makes an important contribution, both as a source of research hypotheses and as a guide for pedagogy.' Barry McLaughlin, University of California, Santa Cruz

'The book is readable and accessible. It's a 'must' for any teacher or researcher who wants the most current information in this field … an indispensable reference.' H. Douglas Brown, San Francisco State University

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