Exploring the Role of Strategic Intervention in Form-focused Instruction

Exploring the Role of Strategic Intervention in Form-focused Instruction

by Olga Trendak

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Overview

The monograph is devoted to the notion of strategic intervention and its application in the foreign language classroom, in particular with reference to teaching grammar structures. The first four chapters, which are theoretical in nature, address such concepts as form-focused instruction, language learning strategies and strategies-based instruction. The last chapter provides insight into the results of a study investigating the grammar learning strategies employed by advanced learners of English. Additionally, the chapter presents the views of foreign language teachers on the idea of introducing strategy training in the foreign language classroom. The book closes with the discussion concerning the implementation of strategy training and its value in teachingtarget language grammar.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319383088
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/07/2016
Series: Second Language Learning and Teaching
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Form-focused instruction – providing the theoretical basis.- Language learning strategies – a theoretical backdrop.- A review of language learning strategies.- Strategy training and research methodology.- Exploring the effects of strategy training in the foreign language classroom.- Conclusions and implications.

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