By Li Wei, Vivian Cook
Written by way of the world over popular lecturers, this quantity offers a photograph of the sphere of utilized linguistics, and illustrates how linguistics is informing and fascinating with neighbouring disciplines. The participants current new learn within the 'traditional' components of utilized linguistics, together with multilingualism, language schooling, teacher-learner relationships, and overview. It represents the simplest of present perform in utilized linguistics, and may be useful to scholars and researchers searching for an summary of the sphere.
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First, what would ‘teaching strategic behaviour’ look like? Would it have to be similar to the kinds of researcher-led interventions described above? g. don’t forget to plan your writing; think about the title before you start reading this text), something which, anecdotally, we know happens in many classrooms? Secondly, we simply do not know the extent to which practitioners are aware of LLS research, and if they are, their reaction to it. To my knowledge there are very few studies (Lawes and Santos, 2007 is a possible exception) which have investigated this question, either nationally or internationally.
Vandergrift, L. (2003), ‘Orchestrating strategy use: Toward a model of the skilled second language listener’, Language Learning, 53, (3), 463–496. , Mareschal, C. and Tafaghodtari, M. H. (2006) ‘The Metacognitive Awareness Listening Questionnaire (MALQ): Development and validation’, Language Learning, 56, (3), 431–462. Victori, M. and Tragant, E. (2003), ‘Learner strategies: A cross-sectional and longitudinal study of primary and high-school EFL teachers’, in M. P. Garcia Mayo and M. L. Garcia Lecumberri (eds), Age and the Acquisition of English as a Foreign Language.
In a recent SBI in listening (Graham and Macaro, 2008) the researchers first studied the strategies of the population (English lower-intermediate learners of French), before implementing an SBI programme targeting the specific difficulties of that population as well as providing feedback on strategy use to individual learners. One of the difficulties the learners had been experiencing was their inability to adapt to the stress patterns of French (so different from English), and parts of the SBI focused on this difficulty.
Contemporary Applied Linguistics: Volume One Language Teaching and Learning by Li Wei, Vivian Cook