Listening comprehension and strategy use: a longitudinal exploration
Graham, Suzanne, Santos, Denise and Vanderplank, Robert. (2008) Listening comprehension and strategy use: a longitudinal exploration. System, Vol.36 (No.1). pp. 52-68. ISSN 0346-251XFull text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2007.11.001
This paper examines the development of strategy use over 6 months in two lower-intermediate learners of L2 French in secondary schools in England. These learners were selected from a larger sample on the basis of their scores on a recall protocol completed after listening to short passages at two time points: one was consistently a high scorer; the other one, a low scorer. Qualitative data on these two learners’ strategic behaviour were gathered at the two time points from verbal reports made by learners while they were completing a multiple-choice listening task. Our results show a high degree of stability of strategy use over the time period, with pre-existing differences between the high and low scorer persisting. The theoretical and pedagogical implications of these findings are discussed.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||System|
|Publisher:||Elsevier Science Ltd.|
|Official Date:||March 2008|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 52-68|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
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