Accession Number:

ADA175452

Title:

Development and Psychometric Testing of the Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL). Appendix

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan-Dec 1985

Corporate Author:

KINTON INC ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

157.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE