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Title: Strategien von Lernern (Strategies of Learners)
Author: Frank Kostrzewa
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Institution: Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Abstract: Strategies can comprise a large variety of learning areas and they can be of productive or receptive nature. The range of strategies includes memory strategies, strategies of language use and affective and social strategies. The organization of language material in word fields or word families is an example of the large variety of strategy use. Strategies enable learners to learn more effectively and to be more motivated and independent. The article concentrates on the use of strategies by learners of German as a foreign language.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: In Progress
Venue: Fremdsprachen und Hochschule 73 (2005), 100-111.
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