Autonomous and Non-Autonomous EFL Learners’ Strategies and Practices
Abstract The present study aimed at discovering the practices and strategies autonomous EFL learners pursue in their endeavor to master English. It thus set out in the Iranian context, with 60 EFL learners, both autonomous and non-autonomous, as participants. The gathered data through a questionnaire and an interview were subjected to content and descriptive analysis. The results showed that both autonomous and non-autonomous learners preferred to apply receptive activities rather than productive ones. However, autonomous learners practiced more productive activities such as composing emails, writing articles, chatting with native speakers and their friends, as compared with non-autonomous learners. Regarding the use of strategies, autonomous learners used more metacognitive strategies, while non-autonomous learners preferred social strategies.
abstract the present study aimed at discovering the practices and strategies autonomous efl learners pursue in their endeavor to master english. it thus set out in the iranian context, with 60 efl learners, both autonomous and non-autonomous, as participants. the gathered data through a questionnaire and an interview were subjected to content and descriptive analysis. the results showed that bo...متن کامل
The Impact of Using Podcasts on Iranian Autonomous /Non-Autonomous EFL Learners’ Listening Comprehension Ability at Pre-Intermediate Level
The aim of the current study was to investigate whether Podcasts would have an effect on Iranian autonomous and non-autonomous EFL learners’ listening comprehension ability at pre-intermediate level. For this purpose, 60 Iranian pre-intermediate EFL learners at some Iranian institutes participated in the experiment of the study. Then they were divided into two groups based on an OPT and a...متن کامل
learning a second or foreign language requires the manipulation of four main skills, namely, listening, reading, speaking, and writing which lead to effective communication. it is obvious that vocabulary is an indispensible part of any communication, so without a vocabulary, no meaningful communication can take place and meaningful communication relies heavily on vocabulary. one fundamental fac...
This study focused on the effect of transcribing task, as a noticing activity, on EFL learners’ grammatical accuracy. For 20 sessions, oral discussion tasks were assigned to 2 intermediate adult EFL classrooms, with 1 class serving as the control group and the other as the experimental group. For this purpose, the learners were divided into groups of 3 or 4 in each class. Learners in both group...متن کامل
English language learners need individualized guidance and high efficiency in their autonomous learning. This paper discusses the design of an intelligent online autonomous learning platform for Chinese EFL learners from the perspectives of the principles applied, the materials chosen and the technology involved. Taking the Website of Shanghai Jiao Tong University English Learning Center as an ...متن کامل
دوره 4 شماره 14
صفحات 107- 121
تاریخ انتشار 2016-09-01
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