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Learner strategy use and performance on language tests

James E. Purpura

Learner strategy use and performance on language tests

a structural equation modeling approach

by James E. Purpura

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Ability testing,
  • Competence and performance (Linguistics),
  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames E. Purpura.
    SeriesStudies in language testing -- 8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22112367M
    ISBN 100521651026, 0521658756

    Keywords: Learning styles and strategies, Personality traits/types, Reading comprehension 1. Introduction Today, one of the dominant objectives in foreign language learning settings is to raise awareness about students’ personal differences and their potential effects on the learning process and subsequently, on learning outcomes. Language learning strategies is a term referring to the processes and actions that are consciously deployed by language learners to help them to learn or use a language more effectively. They have also been defined as ‘thoughts and actions, consciously chosen and operationalized by language learners, to assist them in carrying out a multiplicity of tasks from the very outset of learning to.

    Many critical court cases involving English language learners have centered on an English language learner’s opportunity to learn. In other words, all children in U.S. schools, regardless of language, must be given equal opportunity to achieve. In fact, the landmark decision in Lau vs. Nichols () hinged on the debate over whether a group. Speaking Strategies for English Learners Share Flipboard Email Print Use Your Native Language — Think about what you like to discuss in your own native language. Find a friend who speaks your language, have a conversation about a topic you both enjoy in your own language. Create a Study Group — If getting ready for a test is your Author: Kenneth Beare.

    The Effectiveness of Role Play Strategy in Teaching Vocabulary Thuraya A. Alabsi Department of Curricula and Instruction, Taibah University, Madinah, Saudi Arabia Abstract—Vocabulary is a key element of students' understanding and communicative ability in any : Thuraya A. Alabsi. Such research has studied LLS types and correlations between strategy use and successful language learning, yet very few papers have traced the history and development of LLS research by anchoring.


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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This article examines language learner strategy use reported by Chinese learners of English through a questionnaire and the relationships between their strategy use and language performance on a national English proficiency test: College English Test-Band by: Learner Strategy Use and Performance on Language Tests investigates the relationships between learner strategy use and performance on second language tests.

To this effect, it examines the construct validity of two questionnaires, designed within a model of human information processing, that purport to measure testakers' self-reported cognitive and metacognitive strategy use.

Learner strategy use and performance on language tests: a structural equation modeling approach: 2. English Test-Taking Strategy Use and Students’ Test Performance. Wenxia Zhang, Meihua Liu, Shan Zhao, Qiong Xie Tsinghua University, China Bio Data: Wenxia Zhang, PhD, is a professor of English at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Tsinghua University, China.

Her Learner strategy use and performance on language tests book research interests include EFL teaching and learning, language testing, and EFL writing. Research in the field of second language learning indicates that proper use of language learning strategies leads to the improvement of overall Second Language (L2) or Foreign Language (FL) proficiency as well as specific language skills.

Performance Assessments for English Language Learners 1 Performance Assessments for English Language Learners raditional standardized achievement test outcomes are used for high-stakes deci-sions in assessment and accountability systems throughout the United States.

Often developed and field tested for the mainstream student population, these assess-File Size: KB. This book and lots of others that are useful for language learners are available on VitalSource, a great place to check out if you’re into e-books.

Their Bookshelf app works for Kindle, iPad, Android and Chromebook, and can save you time and money with your language book : Stevie D. Write out what you know and what questions you have about the learning objectives for each topic you are learning.

Organize your thoughts. Using concept maps or graphic organizers is another great way to visualize material and see the connections between the various concepts you are learning. Creating your concept map from memory is also a great study strategy because it is a form of self-testing.

Introduction- Why a post on Learner Training (aka Learning-to-learn) The rationale for this post is that although the hype about Learner Training (henceforth LT) has somewhat died down many educators advocate the importance of equipping learners with subject specific and non-subject-specific learning strategies and skills which cut across various dimension of human cognition and.

ABSTRACT: In “Language Learning Styles and Strategies,” the author synthesizes research from various parts of the world on two key variables affecting language learning: styles, i.e., the general approaches to learning a language; and strategies, the specific behaviors or thoughts learners use to enhance their language learning.

characteristics that influence performance on language tests in recent years (Kunnan, ). Bachman and Palmer () stated explicitly that test takers’ strategy use determines how language ability is actualized in language use.

Similarly, reading researchers have paid increasing Test Takers’ Strategy Use and Reading Test Performance. Auditory learners generally remember what their teacher says and readily participate in class.

They are good listeners and often very social, which means they can sometimes get distracted from the lesson by everything else going on in the classroom. Auditory learning methods range from studying with voice recordings to memorizing vocabulary words by inventing short : Grace Fleming.

This text looks at some of the learning processes of students of French and German as they begin language learning at an advanced level. By focusing on the learning strategies different students employ to overcome any difficulties they experience at this transitional stage, the author seeks to illustrate how all learners at this level can become more effective in their language learning.5/5(1).

Comprehension is the reason for reading, but it can be the most difficult skill to master — especially for English language learners (ELLs).

ELLs often have problems learning science, math, or social studies concepts, for example, because they cannot comprehend the textbooks for these : Lydia Breiseth. The learning styles and strategies of effective language learners.

Author links open overlay panel This paper presents the results of a comparative investigation into the learning styles and strategies of effective and ineffective language learners.

Willing set out to test the hypothesis that there is a relationship between strategy Cited by:   He also maintains while language-use strategies may be determined by the sment, test-wiseness strategies may depend on the test Cohen () suggested that there is a new classification for different kinds of strategies: a) language learner strategies, b) test management strategies, and c) test-wiseness by: 2.

Performance-Based Assessments. A performance-based assessment is a type of assessment that requires students to perform a task using skills learned in class. It differs from traditional. Modifying & Adapting Curriculum 1. Size--Teachers should modify how many items the student is expected to learn or finish.

Time--Students should be given more time for learning, completing a task, or taking a test. Level of support given--amount of personal assistance increased for File Size: KB.

The nature of motivation and learning strategy use is vital to improving student learning outcomes. This study was intended to explore the motivational beliefs and learning strategy use by Liberian junior and senior high school students in connection with their academic performance.

It also solicited students’ self-reports about presumed factors hindering their by: 4.choosing reading comprehension strategy use in this study comes from what Grab () suggests are the higher-order cognitive processes with which the readers are engaged.

Grab (, p. 51) points out that strategy use during reading, and its impact vis-à-vis effective reading comprehension, must be directed by the executive control by: they set goals, the strategies they use and their performance.

• Students’ anxiety in mathematics, which is common among students in many countries and is known to affect Size: KB.