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Beliefs About Language Learning Inventory (BALLI

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Please read each statement and then decide if you: 1) strongly agree, 2) agree, 3) neither agree nor disagree, 4)
disagree, 5)strongly disagree.
1. It is easier for children than adults to learn a foreign language. -----------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
2. Using computers makes speaking English easier ---------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
3. Some languages are easier to learn than others. -----------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
4. The English language is: 1) very difficult 2) difficult, 3) medium, 4) easy, 5) very easy to learn
5. It is important to speak English with excellent pronunciation. ------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
6. It is necessary to know the foreign cultures in order to speak the foreign language. -----------1 2 3 4 5
7. Computers help in language learning. -----------------------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
8. It is easier for someone who already speaks a foreign language to learn another one. --------1 2 3 4 5
9. People who are good at maths or science are not good at learning foreign languages. -------1 2 3 4 5
10. It is best to learn English in an English speaking country. ----------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
11. I enjoy practicing English with native speakers----------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
12. It’s o.k. to guess if you don’t know a word in English. --------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
13. If someone studied one hour a day, how long would it take to learn a language?
a) less than 1year ;b)1 to 2years;c) 3 to 5years ;d)5 to10 years ---------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
14. Some people heave a special ability for learning foreign languages. ---------------------------1 2 3 4 5
15. Using computers makes learning grammar easier. -------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
16. It is important to repeat and practice a lot. ----------------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5
17. Women are better than man at learning foreign languages. ------------------------------------- 1 2 3 4 5
18. Using computers makes communication in English easier. --------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5

-----------------. -------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5 26. People in my country feel that it is important to speak English.--1 2 3 4 5 31. You shouldn’t say anything in English unless you can say it correctly----------------------------1 2 3 4 5 30. It is easier to read than to write a foreign language. Some people are born with a special ability which helps them learn a foreign language -------1 2 3 4 5 33.1 2 3 4 5 23. Learning English without computers and internet is impossible today. --------------------------------.19. Everyone can learn to speak a second language. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5 20.--1 2 3 4 5 32. Learning a foreign language is different than learning other academic subjects. If beginning students are allowed to make mistakes in English. ----------------------------1 2 3 4 5 THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME! . it will help them find a better job --------------------1 2 3 4 5 27.-----------------------------------------------------. If people learn to speak English very well. Learning a foreign language is a matter of learning a lot of grammar.1 2 3 4 5 22. The most important part of learning a foreign language is learning new words --------------. It is easier to read and write than to speak and understand a foreign language.It is important to practice with tapes/CD ROMs. --------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5 29. People who speak more than one language are very intelligent.The most important part of learning English is learning to translate from my own language.---1 2 3 4 5 25. ------------------------------------------------------1 2 3 4 5 28. -----------------1 2 3 4 5 24. ----------------------------1 2 3 4 5 21. it will be difficult for them to speak correctly later on.