A Critical Analysis of Teaching Language Learning Strategies to University in Indonesia

M. Ainur Rizqi, Haries Pribady


Over the last 40 years, plenty research has extensively examined the role of learning strategies on the language acquisition/learning. In Indonesia, unfortunately, this issue seemingly receives less attention at least until 2000’s.  Perhaps, Setiyadi’s (2001; 2004) and Mistar’s (2001) work which both studied students’ learning strategies in a university degree could be declared as the first batch of strategies-oriented research, and followed by  Subekti& Lawson (2007) and Mistar&Umamah (2014). Generally, the studies were descriptive or correlational in which depicting the types of strategies that the learners employed, or sought a relationship between learning strategies and the learners’ academic achievements. Strikingly, none elucidated strategy-instruction as the key priority. In fact, this is vital to ensure whether these strategies really could help poor language learners in practice.


Critical Analysis; Learning Strategies

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