Overall, the similar picture of a good language learner shared by all previous studies ( rubin, 1975naiman et al, 1978lightbown & spada, 2005griffiths, 2004) is someone who participates in language learning actively and is capable of solving problems regarding their own learning. Good language learners develop an awareness of language as both system and communication good language learners pay constant attention to expanding their language knowledge rubin, joan (1975) what the good language learner can teach us. In her paper on the good language learner, rubin (1975) identified aptitude, motivation, and opportunity as three factors that account for differential success in language learning with respect to aptitude, she argued that aptitude tests predict success but do not provide sufficient information to. The good language learner (gll) studies are a group of academic studies in the area of second language acquisition that deal with the strategies that good seven years later, griffiths, harking back to joan rubin's original title, published lessons from good language learners whereas the. Most of the early studies of language learning strategies focused on the general approach and specific actions/techniques that the 'good' language learner used to improve his progress in developing l2 skills (for example, rubin 1975 and 1981 stern 1975.
Good language learner studies отметки «нравится»: 33 it found that good language learners could not be distinguished on the basis of observable. A good learner needs to have some sort of creativity sense, problem-solving methods, be able to learn new things and manage themselves all throughout life. The good language learner toronto, ontario: ontario institute for studies in education o'malley, jm and chamot, au (1990) harlow: longman rubin, j (1975) what the good language learner can teach us tesol quarterly, 9/1, pp 41-51 sheerin, s (1989.
Learning a foreign language could either be problematic or simplistic for those who have learnt a foreign language (eg english) for along period of the result of the questionnaire seems to indicate that the respondent characterizes some characteristics of good language learners (rubin, 1975. Early studies on good language learners (glls), such as naiman et al (1978), rubin (1975), and stevick (1989) show that glls tend to share some strategies for learning and thus indicate that research on their strategies might help facilitate our understanding of the learning process of a. In the mid-seventies joan rubin (1975) suggested that if we knew more about what 'successful learners' did, we might be able to teach these strategies to poor learners since then educators have been unable to agree upon the best way to teach language. Title: language learner autonomy and learning contract: a case study of language majors of a university in hong kong authors: mable chan keywords: autonomous learning, learning contract, language learning beliefs journal name: open journal of modern linguistics, vol5. Good language learners and results of these studies showed that more proficient language learners use more and more types of llss compared with less proficient learners ( altan, 2003 bruen, 2001 chamot & el-dinary, 1999 green & oxford, 1995 o malley& chamot, 1990 rubin, 1975, 1981.
The successful language learner is a good guesser (rubin, 1975), and this is clearly an important part of the learning process for sarah if she reads or listens to something in portuguese, and comes across a word that she is not familiar with, she will hazard a guess, using contextual or structural clues, or by. Language learning strategies have drawn researchers' substantial attention since rubin's (1975) and stern's (1975) studies on good language learners nevertheless, research pertaining to speaking strategies is inadequate, especially in relation to chinese as second/foreign language (csl/cfl. The good language learner strategies are the researchers' findings and the theoreticians' calculated theories (rubin, 1975 willing, 1978 stern, 1980 wenden and rubin and thompson (1982:3) states: you, the language learner, are the most important factor in the language learning process. The language learning strategy field continues to be characterised by no consensus (o'malley et definition and classification of language learning strategies strategies (stern, 1992, p261) he called techniques - a definition which would fit better with what rubin (1975) calls strategies. What makes a good language learner hu wenzhong(胡文仲) beijing foreign studies university nature of this talk this is not a commercial (rubin 1975) measures taken by the learner for effective study (wen ) in learning vocabulary you could 1read a dictionary from cover to cover.
Early research on 'good language learners' by naiman, frohlich, stern, and todesco (1978, 1996), rubin (1975), and stern (1975) suggested a number of positive strategies that such students employ, starting from using an active task approach in and monitoring one's l2/fl performance to listening to. Learning styles seem to be more useful in describing the good language learner with some learning styles like ambiguity tolerance-intolerance, reflexivity-impulsiveness, and field dependence-independence, it seems that the good learner is the one who is between the two. The first studies in the good language learner tradition were made by joan rubin and david stern, both of which were completed in 1975   both of these studies proposed similar lists of strategies that good language learners use. According to rubin (1987), once the learners have developed an ability to evaluate their own learning process, they become the best judge of how to approach the learning task foreign language annals 9 117-129 knowles, m(1975), self-directed learning: a guide for learners and teachers.
This observation led rubin (1975) and stern (1975) to describe good language learners in terms of personal characteristics, styles, and strategies such lists, speculative as they were in the mid-1970s, inspired a group of collaborators in toronto to undertake a study of good language learning. Learning strategy foreign language language learning target language learning style language learning, 41, 235-73google scholar rubin, j (1975) what the good language learner can teach us. Of joan rubin's article what the 'good language learner' can teach us about how we can analyse what makes some people more successful at learning languages and how this and had had such a rocky ride, taking four years to get published before finally appearing in the tesol quarterly in 1975. Chapter 6, entitled ''strategies and good language learners'', mentions that inthe 30 years since rubin's (1975) article in _tesol quarterly_ brought ''languagelearning strategies'' to a wide audience, the concept of language learningstrategy has been notoriously difficult to define.