Concept Mapping Strategy: A Strategic Alternative to the Matter of Spontaneous Speaking of Iranian Intermediate EFL Learners
作者: Afsaneh Hakimzadeh Amin Saed Hooshang Khoshsima
刊名: International Journal of Language and Linguistics, 2015, Vol.4 (1)
来源数据库: Science Publishing Group
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.20160401.11
关键词: Spontaneous SpeakingConcept MappingCognitive StrategiesMetacognitive Strategies
原始语种摘要: This study investigated the effectiveness of Concept Mapping used as a learning strategy to improve the spontaneous speaking of Iranian intermediate EFL learners. To this end, forty EFL learners were selected based on their performance on a standardized proficiency test and randomly assigned into two experimental and control groups. The speaking pretest and posttest were scored according to the IELTS Speaking Band checklist. Throughout a twenty two session treatment, the participants in the experimental group used concept mapping strategy, but those in the control group did not practice this strategy and worked on other common activities instead. Finally, a speaking posttest was taken to test the performance of the two groups. Both pretest and posttest were administered by three...
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  • pretest 预检
  • EFL Equivalent Focal Length
  • strategy 战略
  • speaking 说话
  • control 控制
  • rater 估价人
  • learning 学识
  • according 按照
  • intermediate 中频
  • group