Journal of Language Teaching and Research, Vol 3, No 3 (2012), 550-559, May 2012

On the Role of Strategy Use and Strategy Instruction in Listening Comprehension

Amir Hossein Rahimi


This paper provides a review of ideas and research regarding the role of strategy use and strategy instruction in listening comprehension. Firstly, it provides a brief explanation of different models of listening comprehension. Secondly, it sketches out different categories of learning and listening strategies. Thirdly models of strategy instruction and different attitudes towards it are reviewed. Finally, empirical studies carried out to examine the role of strategy use and strategy instruction on listening comprehension is presented.


listening comprehension; learning strategies; listening strategies; strategy instruction



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