ERIC Number: EJ595047
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Cultural and Situational Influences on Foreign Language Learners' Beliefs About Language Learning: A Review of BALLI Studies.
Horwitz, Elaine K.
System, v27 n4 p557-76 Dec 1999
Compares English-as-a-Foreign-Language students beliefs about language learning, using responses to the Beliefs about Language Learning Inventory (BALLI) to identify similarities and differences across cultural groups. Examination of individual BALLI responses did not yield clear-cut cultural differences in beliefs. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Beliefs, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Context Effect, Cultural Differences, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Individual Differences, Language Aptitude, Learning Motivation, Metacognition, Questionnaires, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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