Can language learning strategies predict Turkish university prep class students' achievement in reading comprehension?
The purpose of this study is to explain and predict the relation between Turkish university prep class students' language learning strategies and achievement in reading comprehension in foreign language. The subjects participated in the study were 368 university prep class students from eight universities in stanbul. Oxford's (1990) Strategy Inventory of Language Learning and the English Language Placement Test, developed by the researcher, were used. The correlation and regression analysis results showed language learning strategies such as cognitive, memory, and compensation predict and have direct influence on the achievement in reading comprehension in foreign language significantly. (c) 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Open access under CC BY-NC-ND license.