A Study of Iranian EFL Learners’ Autonomy Level and its Relationship with Learning Style

Mojgan Nematipour


Foreign language learning has become an essential component in people’s lives over the past decades. Knowing the importance of students learning style, autonomy level and their impact on learning helps teachers take into consideration such factors when choosing the appropriate techniques and tasks for their lessons. This study investigated learners’ autonomy level and its relationship with learning style in a sample of 200 undergraduate students studying at the Department of Foreign Languages, of Azad University, in Shiraz Branch by means of two questionnaires. The data of the study were analyzed by a two-way ANOVA and Pearson Product Moment Correlation with SPSS Version 16.0. The results revealed that visual and auditory learning styles were significantly and positively related to their learner autonomy. However there were no significant differences among males and females regarding language learning style and autonomy level.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/elr.v1n1p126


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