Questions tagged [research-techniques]

Questions on how to do research or perform studies on various aspects of language learning or applied linguistics.

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Google search to include all morphological inflections of a lexeme

Is there a way for Google search to include all inflections of a lexeme in the results? I am thinking specifically of languages other than English. Here is an example of what I have in mind. I am ...
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What is the Strategy Inventory of Language Learning (SILL)?

When reading research papers about language learning strategies, one frequently encounters the Strategy Inventory of Language Learning or SILL. What is it and where does it come from?
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Image search for languages with a weak internet presence

I'm setting up flash cards with the word in the L2, and an image of the object, as suggested in "Fluent Forever". The book suggests doing the search in the L2: If you’re actually learning a word ...
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How can language learning techniques be compared for effectiveness?

It's common to ask whether X learning method is effective. A better question is "Is X more effective than Y?" But how can such a determination even be done? Maybe X is better for vocabulary recall, ...
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