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O'Malley and Uhl Chamot 1990


O'Malley, J. Michael and Anna Uhl Chamot. 1990. Learning strategies in second language acquisition . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 227pp.


A survey of cognitive processes in second language learning. Review of literature on cognitive processes and their application to language learning. Report of empirical investigations of strategies in second language learning. Research findings on learner strategies in improving instructional practices.


The first section of this book is quite technical, but for the reader willing to persevere it presents interesting theoretical basis for understanding the learning process. The second part gives one taxonomy of language learning strategies.

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