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Study of English as a Foreign Language 1970

The Study of English as a Foreign Language is a part of the Six Subjects Survey 1970. This study mirrored the French as a Foreign Language Study and took place at the same time (with data collection also in 1971). It employed a similar test of reading, listening, writing, and speaking.

Background and aim

The objectives of this study included - an examination of the place of English in the educational system - an examination of the relationship between level of achievement and characteristics of the student, teacher, school, and the country - an analysis of errors made by students in responding to the test in order to obtain a grater understanding of how students learn English.

Target Population

The target population was 14-year-old students and students in the final grade of the secondary school.

Participating Educational Systems

Belgium (French), Chile, Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), Finland, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Thailand. Please note that most but not all countries participated in all studies.
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Instruments

Population II

English as a Foreign Language

Contents

InternationalSwedish

General Questionnaire

Swedish 1Swedish 2

Scripts Listening - Speaking

International
Swedish

Scoring Keys

International
Swedish

English Listening

International
Swedish

English Reading

InternationalSwedish

English Writing

International
Swedish

English Speaking

InternationalSwedish

Population IV

Contents

International

Scripts Listening - Speaking

International

Scoring Keys

International

English Listening

International

English Reading

International

English Writing

International

English Speaking

International

Teacher

Teacher Questionnaire English as a Foreign Language

Swedish

Publications

International

Lewis, E. G. (1975). The teaching of English as a foreign language in ten countries IV.