All Foreign Language Classes 2007-2008

This is a survey to help improve the foreign language program at O-D. Your input is appreciated. You do not have to put in your name. Thank you for your participation.

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Name (optional): 


What language class are you presently in? 


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What is the highest level of language you intend to complete? 


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Have you considered taking classes in the other foreign language?
Yes
No


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When you started taking this foreign language, how fluent did you EXPECT to be at the end of your language study?
I didn't care anything about being able to speak the language. I only took it because I had to.
I expected to be able to say a few things in the language.
I expected to be able to say many things in the language.
I expected to be able to carry on a conversation in the language.
I expected to be able to speak like a native speaker of this language.


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How do you view your progress towards your fluency goal?
I'm still at square zero.
I'm moving slowly, like a turtle.
I'm moving along at a medium pace, right along with everyone else.
I'm moving a bit faster than I expected.
I'm moving a lot faster than I expected.


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If you are not accomplishing your fluency goal in this language, why do you think that is?
I never study it outside of class.
I don't care about learning the language.
I haven't worked as hard as I should on it.
I don't like the teacher.
other reason


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How fluent did you expect to be at this point in your study of this foreign language?
I didn't expect to be able to say anything in the language.
I expected to be able to say a few things in the language.
I expected to be able to say several things in the language.
I expected to be able to carry on conversations in the language.
I expected to be able to speak like a native speaker of the language.


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How well do you feel you accomplished this goal of fluency?
Not at all.
I did what I expected to do.
I did less than what I expected to do.
I did more than what I expected to do.


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How much effort do you think you have put into learning this foreign language?
None.
Very little.
Some, but not much.
About medium effort.
A lot of effort.


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In learning a foreign language, what percentage of responsibility for learning it do you think belongs to you?
0 %
20%
50%
80%
100%


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In learning a foreign language, what percentage of responsibility for learning it do you think belongs to the teacher?
0 %
20 %
50 %
80 %
100 %


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On a scale of 1-5 with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest, how much effort do you think you've put into learning this foreign language?
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
little effort  a lot of effort


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On a scale of 1-5 with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest, what do you think your level of speaking skill is in the language?
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I speak badly  I speak well


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On a scale of 1-5 with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest, what do you think your level of listening skill is in the language?
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I do it poorly  I do it well


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On a scale of 1-5 with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest, what do you think your level of reading skill is in the language?
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I don't understand readings  I understand readings


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On a scale of 1-5 with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest, what do you think your level of writing skill is in the language?
 
  1 2 3 4 5  
I don't write well  I write very well


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Which of the four skills listed below do you think you do the BEST in the foreign language?
reading
writing
listening
speaking


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Which of the four skills listed below do you think you do the WORST in the foreign language?
reading
writing
listening
speaking


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Rank the 4 basic language learning skills in order of their importance to you, with 1 being the most important and 4 being the least important.
    1 2 3 4
Reading  
Writing  
Speaking  
Listening  


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Which of the following study techniques have you practiced outside of the class time? (mark all that apply)
Practice on the Quia website.
Writing out vocabulary words.
Making flash cards.
Making practice quizzes for yourself.
Speaking the language with a friend.
Asking another student for help.
Asking the teacher for help.
Coming in after school for extra help.
Watching TV or reading in the language.
Never studied the language outside of class


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How much time outside of class do you spend working on learning this foreign language? (Do NOT include time doing homework since this is not considered studying.)
No extra time at all.
A little extra time sometimes.
Some time every day.
A lot of time every day.


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Do you think it would be a good idea to replace the conversation question requirement with an interview test where the student is interviewed individually in the foreign language by the teacher each grading period and for semester exams?
Yes
No