PERCEIVED LEARNING DIFFICULTY AND ACTUAL PERFORMANCE

@article{RodrguezSilva2015PERCEIVEDLD,
  title={PERCEIVED LEARNING DIFFICULTY AND ACTUAL PERFORMANCE},
  author={Luis Humberto Rodr{\'i}guez Silva and Karen Roehr-Brackin},
  journal={Studies in Second Language Acquisition},
  year={2015},
  volume={38},
  pages={317 - 340}
}
This article draws on an approach that conceptualizes L2 learning difficulty in terms of implicit and explicit knowledge. In a study with first language Mexican Spanish university-level learners (n = 30), their teachers (n = 11), and applied linguistics experts (n = 3), we investigated the relationship between (a) these groups’ difficulty judgements of 13 selected L2 English structures and (b) perceived learning difficulty and learners’ actual performance on measures of implicit and explicit… Expand
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