ERIC Number: ED411669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
The Effect of Strategies Training on Student Errors on a Listening Cloze.
Viswat, Linda J.; Jackson, Susan A.
Journal of the Himji Dokkyo University College of Foreign Languages, p235-49 1994
A study investigated the effect of explicit training and practice in learning strategies on errors in a second language listening cloze test. Subjects were 150 Japanese university students enrolled in four classes of first- or second-year English as a Second Language. Two additional classes served as control group. The treatment group received nine weeks of explicit instruction in the strategies of predicting, listening for key words, and self-monitoring, and had varying amounts of practice in them and were never penalized for wrong guesses. A cloze pretest and posttest were administered to experimental and control groups. In the posttest, treatment groups were told to use prediction and monitoring techniques. Results support the use of learning strategies training for improving listening comprehension. Contains 23 references. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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