The Relationship Between the Extraversion Trait and Use of The English Language Learning Strategies


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  • The Relationship Between the Extraversion Trait and Use of The English Language Learning Strategies

    1. 1. The relationship between the extraversion trait and use of the English language learning strategies Seyed Hossein Fazeli Presenter: Minyeh Tsai Instructor: Dr. Teresa Hsu Feb 24, 2014
    2. 2. Citation Fazeli, S. H. (2012). The relationship between the extroversion trait and use of the English language learning strategies. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 5(4), 2651-2657. 2
    3. 3. Contents Introduction Literature Review Methodology Results and Discussion Conclusion Critiques and Suggestions 3
    4. 4. Introduction 4
    5. 5. Introduction Such studies show that in focus Recently such strategies have been the order to affect changes in perceptions of the of specific research, and much of the learners’ role in learning process; research was descriptive. to discover more about we need what learners do to learn language successfully. (Oxford, 1990) 5
    6. 6. Introduction Since1990s, there has been a growing interest on how personality correlates to the academic performance. (Oxford & Nyikos, 1989) 6
    7. 7. The purpose of the study This study aims to find out the relationship between the Extaversion trait and use of the English Language Learning Strategies (ELLSs) for learners of English as a foreign language. 7
    8. 8. Literature Review 8
    9. 9. Literature Review 9
    10. 10. Literature Review 10
    11. 11. Literature Review 11
    12. 12. Literature Review 12
    13. 13. Research Gap The conclusions regarding the past studies of extraversion and introversion varied from each other and they are inconsistent. (Busch, 1982; Maclntyer & Charos, 1996) 13
    14. 14. Methodology 14
    15. 15. Method Choose the participants Conduct the pilot study Get the results 15
    16. 16. SILL (Strategy Inventory for Language Learning) Always true of Never true of me 16
    17. 17. TOFEL • • • • • • • An example of structure items: 20 written expression items 15 structure items When ______ the conference? 15 word study items a. the doctor attended 15 word recognition vocabulary items b. did the doctor attend 15 word production vocabulary items c. the doctor will attend 10 short-context-passage items d. the doctor’s attendance 10 reading comprehension items 17
    18. 18. NEO-FFI 18
    19. 19. Results and Discussion 19
    20. 20. Results and Discussion Table 1. The classification was suggested by Cohen, J (1988) It was chosen as a criterion to interpret and discuss about the strength of the correlation. 20
    21. 21. Results and Discussion Table 2. Means and Standard Deviations (SD) of the five traits of personality The mean of the Conscientiousness(mean=23.0, SD=8.3) was less Neuroticism trait trait (mean=34.7, SD=6.3) than each of the means of means of the traits. was more than each of thethe other fourother four traits. 21
    22. 22. Results and Discussion Table 3. The summary of correlations among the overall six categories of strategy use and Extraversion trait The students’ strategy use was positively correlated with the Extraversion trait for the Memory Strategy, Meta-cognitive Strategy and Social Strategy. 22
    23. 23. Conclusion 23
    24. 24. Conclusion There is a significant relationship between the Extraversion trait and use of the each of three of the six categories of ELLSs, which are Memory Strategy, Meta-cognitive Strategy, and Social Strategies. 24
    25. 25. Critiques and Suggestions 25
    26. 26. Critiques and suggestions  It’s not clear whether the participants actively In order to investigate students’ actual use of used the strategies must observe classes, personality they indicated or use thinkstrategies, researcher that they have. (introspection), interview, and so aloud procedure forth.  The measurements which are developed in the In order countries that not be so successfully western to make suremay measurements developed by western countries can employed in the easternbe suitable for the eastern countries. countries, it’d be better to run a pilot study beforehand. 26
    27. 27. Thank you for listening! 27
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