The Role of the Learning Environment in Study Circles for Adult Women Learners Studying French Vocabulary Learning Strategies
Schneider, Barbara A.
This qualitative study examined how the learning environment and diverse language learning strategies affect a small group of adult women learners in their ability to learn to speak French as a Second Language. The learning environment consisted of a process of reflection through journal writing and dialogue in study circles. The learning strategies involved, but were not limited to, flashcards, mnemonics, total physical response, and word association. The study took into consideration the learnersâ past experiences with French language learning, participantsâ social and recreational goals and the learnersâ awareness of various learning styles.
Canada , Education , Continuing education , Learning strategies , Women , Study and teaching , French as second language , Adult education , French language , Adult learning