The exploring nature of definitions and classifications of Language Learning Strategies (LLSs) in the current studies of second/

This study aims to explore the nature of definitions and classifications of Language Learning Strategies (LLSs) in the current studies of second/foreign language learning in order to show the current problems regarding such definitions and classifications. The present study shows that there is not a universal agreeable definition and classification for LLSs; however, Oxford’s definition and classification have received considerable attention in the related literature.