NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED533329
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0974-6846
The Influence of Personality Traits on the Use of Memory English Language Learning Strategies
Fazeli, Seyed Hossein
Online Submission, Indian Journal of Science and Technology v5 n7 p3041-3046 Jul 2012
The present study aims to find out the influence of personality traits on the choice and use of Memory English Language Learning Strategies (MELLSs) for learners of English as a foreign language, and the role of personality traits in the prediction of use of such Strategies. Four instruments were used, which were Adapted Inventory for Memory English Language Learning Strategies based on Memory category of Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) of Rebecca L. Oxfords (1990), A Background Questionnaire, NEO-Five Factors Inventory (NEO-FFI), and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Two hundred and thirteen Iranian female university level learners of English language as a university major in Iran, were volunteer to participate in this research work. The intact classes were chosen. The results show that however, there is a significant relationship between four traits of personality and the choice and use of MELLSs, but personality traits cannot be as a strong predictor with high percent of contribution to predict the choice and use of the MELLSs. (Contains 5 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Iran
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: NEO Five Factor Inventory; Strategy Inventory for Language Learning; Test of English as a Foreign Language