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Use of Language Learning Strategies Among Libyan English Majors

The Use of Language Learning Strategies

Introduction There is a widely shared misapprehension among Libyan language teachers that Libyan university students are passive and need to be instructed to learn a language (even with doing homework, they usually plagiarise what is at hand). This view emanates from teachers’ observation and not from studies of the learners …

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A Day in the Life of an English Teacher

The fact that I am in Spring and have just returned from hiking in Al-Hira valley summarizes the reason why I chose to work in Asswani, a region south of Tripoli considered to be one of the best agricultural areas in Libya. Since I am from Zahra, the greenest city …

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The Relationship Between Motivation and Autonomy: A Study of Libyan University English Majors

Faraj Mohamed Sawan, Tripoli University, Tripoli, Libya; Correspondence: alsawani@gmail.com. Abstract: This study has examined the relationship between autonomy and motivation through collecting data from 76 Libyan university English majors by means of two piloted questionnaires. The aim was to see whether motivated Libyan university English majors are autonomous learners. The …

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Factors Affecting English Teaching and its Materials Preparation in Libya

By Faraj M Sawan Introduction This essay is concerned with the effects of the local constraints on materials preparation in Libya. The essay will be divided into five parts. Section (1) describes the situation of learning English in Libya in the past and the present. In section (2) the reasons …

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Factors Affecting Strategy Use

Introduction This essay is mainly concerned with the research carried out to investigate the effect of certain variables that influence the choice and use of language learning strategies (LLSs). After discussing some of the definitions proposed for LLSs, different stages of LLSs research are outlined. Then, the factors which affect …

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Methods and Criteria of Evaluation in CALL

1. Introduction One of the main reasons for evaluating language learning is to consider the validity of the content and method, the extent to which the methodology generates reliable results, and the practicality of the method for a given context and learners. Similarly, evaluation in the field of CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) …

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Autonomy: From Theory to Practice in the Libyan Context

1. Introduction In this paper the researcher explores some of the main concepts in the area of learner ‎autonomy and makes an attempt to implement them in the Libyan EFL context. After ‎explaining learner autonomy and the different levels of control involved in autonomous ‎learning, the researcher presents the reasons …

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Beliefs About Language Learning and Strategy Use: A Case Study of a Libyan Leaner

Introduction This study investigates the beliefs about language learning held by a male Libyan learner and his strategies use. The researcher is interested in finding out the types of strategies the learner uses and also the strategies which are used the most. A main focal point also is to explore …

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Ways and Techniques to Improve Reading

Introduction In this paper, I want to look at reading and some of the techniques and strategies used to develop this essential skill. Improving your reading skills will reduce unnecessary reading time and enable you to read in a more focused and selective manner. You will also be able to …

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The Libya I Love

The Libya I love

It is almost six months ago that some nice men brought me into the airplane for leaving Libya. They had an order and till today I still don’t know who gave the order and the reason behind it. All this happened after keeping me for 17 days in custody at …

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MOTIVATION IN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Introduction Many believe motivation to learn is the key to successful language learning. However, if we take a look at research on motivation, it is hard to say what motivation is. This section begins with a brief introduction to the field followed by a discussion of the definitions of motivation. Various theories and models proposed …

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VIEWS ON LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

Language Acquisition

 A DIFFERENTIATED ANALYSIS 1.1 Introduction Although there are several theories of language acquisition, this work briefly explains only three of them. The theories discussed in this chapter are the behaviourist theory, the Chomskyan theory and the interactionist theory. This discussion has shown that each of the mentioned theories can be …

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Coleridge and his Works

Coleridge

Coleridge, Samuel Taylo (1772 – 1834) Coleridge is a British poet, born at Ottery St-Mary, Devon. Educated at Christ’s Hospital and Cambridge, he imbibed revolutionary ideas and left to enlist. His plans with Southey to find a communist society in the USA came to nothing, and he returned instead to teaching and journalism …

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The Romantic Poetry of Lake District

Lake District

The great outburst of romantic poetry began in 1798, when two young men, William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, published a collection of poems, which they called “Lyrical Ballads”. It was a landmark in the history of English literature and had an enormous influence. For it was the first conscious protest against the ideals …

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Kinds of Poetry

kinds of poetry

There are many kinds of poetry, and we divide them into: Kinds of Poetry 1. Lyrical Poetry Short and intensely personal and passionate poems. Lyrical poetry is intended for recitation or singing, and it was originally accompanied with lyre. · sonnets: a lyrical poem of fourteen lines> · Ode: this is an elaborate lyric, …

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