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NRC note

SQ4, SQ25, SQ26, SQ27 and SQ28 provide information about the languages in the home
environment.This question provides information on the languages the student is exposed to in his or her
home environment. In mixed language families or immigrant families the languages spoken by the family
(SQ25) and the languages spoken by the student him or herself (SQ26) can differ.
The response categories of this question need to be localised (see SQ4). The languages presented as
response categories should correspond to the languages in the Localisation file (Language Table). The
and the most
Please make sure that the languages of the largest immigrant groups in your Educational system (see
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be official languages.
less response categories

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Please instruct the reconciler which languages should be used as response categories.
Languages that the family only speaks once in a while or only in special circumstances should not be
ticked (see Administrator note). If necessary the sentence "Languages that your family only speaks once
in a while or only in special circumstances should not be ticked" can be added to the instruction (similar to
TQ9).

Translator note
Please do not translate the response categories in curly brackets. The reconciler and/or National
Research Coordinator is asked to add the appropriate response categories.
home - refers to that place where the student usually resides, not including boarding school. The
term used should connote a family or domestic setting.
[Target language] National Research Coordinator (the name of the language for which the students will be tested
prior to filling out the questionnaire).
regularly - Please underline the appropriate text in the translation.
Administrator note
Students should only tick the languages that the family speaks regularly in their private life. Languages
that the family only speaks once in a while or only in special circumstances should not be ticked.

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First European Survey on Language Competences: Technical Report

speak regularly at home? (Please tick as many boxes as applicable) 0 {most widely spoken indigenous language1} -------------------------------- 1 {most widely spoken indigenous language2} -------------------------------2 {most widely spoken indigenous language3} -------------------------------- 3 {most widely spoken indigenous language4} -------------------------------- 4 {most widely spoken indigenous language5} -------------------------------- 5 [target language] ---------------------------------------------------------------6 {most widely spoken non-indigenous language 1} -------------------------------- 7 {most widely spoken non-indigenous language 2} -------------------------------8 {most widely spoken non-indigenous language 3} -------------------------------9 {most widely spoken non-indigenous language 4} -------------------------------- 10 {most widely spoken non-indigenous language 5} -------------------------------- Other European language(s) -------------------------------- 11 12 Other non-European language(s) -------------------------------- WebTrans note SQ37. Please note that the number of response categories can differ between countries (but the maximum is 13 .This question provides information on the languages the student uses in his or her home environment. NRC note SQ4. 403 First European Survey on Language Competences: Technical Report . The response categories of SQ4. In mixed language families or immigrant families the languages spoken by the family (SQ25) and the languages spoken by the student him or herself (SQ26) can differ. SQ40. SQ39. SQ26 and SQ27 are identical. SQ26. SQ25. SQ27 and SQ28 provide information about the languages in the home environment.26 Which language(s) do you. The languages presented as response categories should correspond to the languages in the Localisation file (Language Table). The Please make sure that the languages of the largest immigrant groups in your Educational system (see be official languages. SQ25.the number of response categories displayed). yourself. The response categories of this question need to be localised (see SQ4).