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1993

Second language acquisition -- Malaya

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The Study Of Malaysian Learners' Strategies While Studying A Second Language, Phoebe Christina Leong Mar 1993

The Study Of Malaysian Learners' Strategies While Studying A Second Language, Phoebe Christina Leong

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In the past, the process by which language acquisition took place was largely ignored. Learning strategies were found to reveal much of the processes that occurred in a learner. In recent years, however, there was a greater emphasis in discovering learner's strategies because of the important role it played in helping the learner control his learning. Most researchers (e.g., Rubin 1975, Stern 1974, O'Malley 1985) emphasize not only the importance of learner strategies in helping the student direct his own learning, but they also emphasize the usefulness of transferring strategies used by successful learners to less successful ...