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Sample Learning Strategies Questionnaire for Speaking


Speaking Russian Part of learning and using Russian is being able to speak it. In class you may have to answer questions, talk to classmates, give reports, summaries, or information about yourself. Outside class you might have conversations with native speakers and friends.

How often do you do each of the following to help yourself speak Russian?



1. I think about what information is most important to the listener so I can focus on it.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


2. Before I start speaking, I think of what I know about the topic to brainstorm words and phrases I can use when talking.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


3. I imagine or draw a picture or situation that I want to talk about to help guide me.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


4. I use real objects or act out the situation to illustrate and put into context what I am talking about.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


5. I increase my confidence level by encouraging myself.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


6. I work with classmates to practice speaking Russian.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


7. If I don't know how to say something, I substitute what I do know how to say.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


8. If I don't know how to say something, I ask a more proficient speaker how to say it.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


9. After I speak I rate how well I did.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often