International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Language Learning Strategies Among EFL/ESL Learners: A Review of Literature
Pezhman Zare

The results of previous studies on second/foreign language learning indicate that language learning strategies play an influential role in the process of language learning. In this regard, the present paper makes an attempt to present a synthesis of research results on language learning strategies among EFL/ESL learners and highlights the importance of these strategies in second/foreign language learning and teaching. It summarizes the results of previous studies on the good language learner, defines the concept of language learning strategy, and outlines various classifications of language learning strategies proposed by several researchers. It also discusses the factors influencing strategy choice and explores the relationship between learning strategies and language learning achievement.

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