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ERIC Number: EJ1182176
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
A Longitudinal Study of Dynamic Changes in and Contributing Factors of Learner Belief of Chinese Foreign Language Learners
Liu, Xinmiao
English Language Teaching, v11 n7 p61-70 2018
A longitudinal study was conducted to assess changes in and contributing factors of learner belief for a sample of 70 Chinese foreign language learners. Foreign language proficiency and learner factors such as learner belief and learning strategy were measured four times at approximately fifty-day intervals. The results show that there were significant changes in self-efficacy belief, belief about learning difficulty and belief about learning strategy. The major contributing factors to changes in self-efficacy belief include learning strategy, effort, foreign language anxiety, motivation and foreign language proficiency. Meanwhile, learning style, learning strategy and foreign language anxiety have significant effects on changes in learner belief about learning strategy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Strategy Inventory for Language Learning; International English Language Testing System