A Synthesis of Selected Language Learning Strategy Studies in Iran
O’Malley and Chamot (1990) define learning strategies as “the special thoughts or behaviors that individuals use to help them comprehend, learn or retain new information” (p. 1). In recent decades, many Iranian scholars have concentrated on learning strategies as an effective way for acquiring knowledge. This paper aims to have a profound, comparative look at the start, development and the current position of EFL learning strategy field of study in Iran.
Key words: Learning strategies; EFL; Iranian EFL
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