Application of Metacognitive Theory in Foreign Language Teaching Based on Network and Multimedia

Bo CONG

Abstract


In China network and multimedia technologies have been widely used in foreign language teaching, but they didn’t achieve the expected goals. This paper suggests that the proper application of metacognitive theory in foreign language teaching based on network and multimedia technologies can play a positive role in cultivating university students’ metacognitive ability and help to improve their language proficiency.


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Metacognitive theory; Foreign language teaching; Network and multimedia technologies; Language proficiency

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/n

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