An Overview on Foreign Language Learners’ Individual Differences

  • Nadia Rezig Université de Biskra

Résumé

The foreign language teaching learning process had been subject to extensive research that aimed basically at finding out causes of failure in learning a foreign langauge.

        In the twenty first century studies began to consider that thesecauses can not be limited to the teaching methods since learners present a sum of aspects among them  we can cite : prior knowledge, psychological, social, biological and cognitive abilities hich are all at work  in the learning process.

       In the present paper, we’ll give an overview of foreign language learners individual differences and their different classifications.

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Comment citer
REZIG, Nadia. An Overview on Foreign Language Learners’ Individual Differences. Sciences humaines, [S.l.], v. 30, juin 2014. ISSN 1112-3176. Disponible à l'adresse : >http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/sh/article/view/680>. Date de consultation : 30 jan. 2023
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