Accession Number:

ADA160374

Title:

Basic Skills Resource Center: A Pilot Study of Learning Strategies Training with Students of English as a Second Language in the Army

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Feb 1982-Sep 1984

Corporate Author:

INTERAMERICA RESEARCH ASSOCIATES INC ROSSLYN VA

Report Date:

1985-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

106.0

Abstract:

The pilot study described in this report, a part of the Basic Skills Resource Center resesrch component, was undertaken to investigate the possibility of providing learning strategies instruction in the context of the Armys English as a second language ESL program. A formative evaluation of strategies training, which would facilitate the acquisition of speaking and listening skills in the acquisition of English as a second language, suggests that such training can be incorporated into the DLIESL Defense Language InstituteEnglish as a Second Language curriculum.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE