Identifying native language difficulties among foreign language learners in college: a "foreign" language learning disability?

@article{Ganschow1991IdentifyingNL,
  title={Identifying native language difficulties among foreign language learners in college: a "foreign" language learning disability?},
  author={Leonore Ganschow and Richard L Sparks and James Javorsky and Jill Pohlman and A Bishop-Marbury},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={1991},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={530-41}
}
The present study compared successful and unsuccessful college foreign language learners on measures of intelligence, foreign language aptitude, native oral and written language, and math. Unsuccessful students had received petitions to waive the foreign language requirement. No significant differences between groups were found on intelligence and reading comprehension. Significant differences were found on the Modern Language Aptitude Test, on tests of written and oral language in the… CONTINUE READING

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