Developing Student Autonomy While Teaching Listening in English as a Foreign Language (EFL)

  • Nanuli Chitashvili Georgian-American School, 6 Ramishvili str, Tbilisi, 0179, Georgia
Keywords: learner autonomy, listening, listening activities, cognitive strategies, metacognitive strategies, EFL

Abstract

Learner autonomy is one of the essential requirements of contemporary education, however, as the experience of shifting to online teaching and learning has revealed, students turned out not to be not sufficiently prepared for it. The goal of the given research was to develop an efficient approach to foreign language listening autonomy and to assess whether the suggested approach really yields significantly better results than the existing approach. The quantitative research (questionnaire survey) held in three high schools (one private and two public) in Georgia revealed the effectiveness of the suggested approach.    

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Published
2021-01-03
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