Philosophical Foundations of Second Language Acquisition
Keywords:metacognitive practices, foreign language, apply, intellectual traits, critical thinking, psychology
The following article attempts at shedding light on the role of metacognitive practices in second language acquisition, in particular, the role of critical thinking skills as a boosting factor for the language learning process. The article suggests using some psychological-methodological mechanisms that aim at promoting critical thinking in language learning thus attaching worth attention to the role of metacognitive practices in the field.
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