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.
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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