Development and Psychometric Testing of the Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL). Appendix
Final rept. Jan-Dec 1985
KINTON INC ALEXANDRIA VA
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As part of a Language Skill Change Project a longitudinal research effort to determine the status of language skills of Army Linguists after their formal language training is over the work described in this report concerns development of a valid and reliable instrument to measure the frequency of various second-language-learning strategies. Findings indicate that key factors in long-term retention are study skills, functional practice, searching for and communicating meaning, formal practice, mnemonics, and fear of using the second language.
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