The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning by Carol Griffiths, Multilingual Matters

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Mirosław Pawlak

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Book review: The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning by Carol Griffiths, Multilingual Matters, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-84769-940-4, Pages: 220

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Pawlak, M. (2013). The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning by Carol Griffiths, Multilingual Matters. Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 3(2), 321-324. https://doi.org/10.14746/ssllt.2013.3.2.8
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Mirosław Pawlak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Kalisz State School of Higher Professional Education, Konin

pawlakmi@amu.edu.pl

Mirosław Pawlak is Professor of English in the Department of English Studies at the Faculty of Pedagogy and Fine Arts of Adam Mickiewicz University in Kalisz, Poland and the Institute of Modern Languages of State School of Higher Professional Education, Konin, Poland. His main areas of interest are SLA theory and research, form-focused instruction, corrective feedback, classroom discourse, learner autonomy, communication and learning strategies, individual learner differences and pronunciation teaching. His recent publications include The place of form-focused instruction in the foreign language classroom (Adam Mickiewicz University Press, 2006), Production-oriented and comprehension-based grammar teaching in the foreign language classroom (with Anna Mystkowska-Wiertelak, Springer, 2012), Error correction in the foreign language classroom: Reconsidering the issues (Adam Mickiewicz University Press, 2012), Applying Cognitive Grammar in the foreign language classroom: Teaching English tense and aspect (with Jakub Bielak, Springer, 2013), as well as several edited collections on learner autonomy, form-focused instruction, speaking and individual learner differences. Mirosław Pawlak is the editor-in-chief of the journal Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching (http://www.ssllt.amu.edu.pl) and the book series Second Language Learning and Teaching (http://www.springer.com/series/10129). He has been a supervisor and reviewer of doctoral and postdoctoral dissertations.

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