Integrating Learning Strategies for Oral Communication in EFL Classrooms in China

Yushan ZHAO, Fei SONG


Learners’ speaking strategies, as part of language learning strategies, are usually referred to as communication strategies (CS). With the purpose of improving learners’ oral communication skills, raising learners’ awareness of using CS and facilitating their use of specific CS in oral communication, this paper integrates learning strategies for oral communication in EFL classrooms in China. In this paper, a one-hour oral English lesson is designed by incorporating a top-down model of strategy-based instruction, and the principles and procedures of this lesson is also clarified.


Learning strategies; Communication strategies; Oral communication; Lesson design

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