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Sample Learning Strategies Questionnaire for Reading


Reading is a frequent activity you use for learning and using Russian. You may often read texts such as dialogues, stories, advertisements, and articles in Russian as part of classwork or on your own.

How often do you do each of the following to help you understand Russian reading material that is challenging?



1. I decide in advance what my reading purpose is, and then I read with that goal in mind.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


2. Before I read, I think of what I already know about the topic.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


3. While I read, I periodically check whether the material is making sense to me.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


4. I imagine scenes or draw pictures of what I am reading.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


5. I use the context, like familiar words, pictures, and the content, to help me guess the meanings of unfamiliar words I read.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


6. I summarize (in my head or in writing) important information that I read.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often


7. After reading, I decide whether the strategies or techniques I used helped me understand, and I think of other strategies that could have helped.
Never Rarely Occasionally Often