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ISRN Education
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 734085, 6 pages
Research Article

Metacognitive Instruction Does Improve Listening Comprehension

Queensland University of Technology, Faculty of Education, Centre for Learning Innovation, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia

Received 7 December 2011; Accepted 26 February 2012

Academic Editors: B. W. Baldwin and H. Weizman

Copyright © 2012 Hossein Bozorgian. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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