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Less Proficient vs. More Proficient l2 Learners’ Preferences for Compensation Strategies: l1-Based, l2-Based, and Non-Linguistic

This study addressed high- and low-proficiency learners’ preferences for two compensation strategies: guessing and compensating for missing knowledge. To this end, the TOEFL and a compensation strategy questionnaire were administered to 229 EFL learners. The results showed there was a simple pattern in guessing strategy use in that high- proficiency