publication . Research . 2000

Time Limits : Effects on Recall

Hirano, Kinue;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2000 Journal: 上越教育大学研究紀要, volume 20, issue 1, pages 127-136 (issn: 0915-8162, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 上越教育大学
Abstract
This study investigates the effects of differing time limits and the level of language proficiency on the written recalls of 66 Japanese EFL undergraduates. Results showed that different time limits affected total recall, but not main ideas recalled. Regardless of proficiency level, the 20-minute group (Group 2) recalled a greater number of idea units than the 8-minute group (Group 1). However, no significant difference was found between Groups 1 and 2 regarding the recall of main ideas, although a longer time period of reading was given for Group 2. Furthermore, irrespective of differences in time limits, the high-proficiency students recalled the overall text ...
Subjects
free text keywords: recall protocols, EFL reading, time limits, language proficiency, ETYP:教育関連論文, STYP:大学, SSUB:英語
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