Results for - Learning a foreign language

1,568 voters participated in this survey

1. Have you learned/attempted to learn a foreign language?

Yes, and I can speak more than 1 language fluently
16%
253 votes
Yes, but I quit/gave up
34%
531 votes
No, and I have no plans to/no interest in it
18%
283 votes
No, but I would like to learn
15%
232 votes
I am learning at least 1 right now
6%
87 votes
Other or N/A
14%
224 votes

2. What is your reason for studying/learning a language?

Personal interest/for fun
32%
500 votes
Job-related reasons
9%
138 votes
Travel-related reasons
12%
184 votes
To understand certain materials (books, DVD, newspapers, etc.) that I regularly use/read
6%
99 votes
To understand people around me who speak the language(s)
19%
294 votes
Other reason
15%
236 votes
N/A
33%
522 votes

3. Have you used any of these language learning programs?

Rosetta Stone
6%
95 votes
Teach Yourself series
5%
74 votes
Pimsleur
4%
56 votes
Speak & Learn
5%
78 votes
I used grammar/text books and online resources
9%
145 votes
I learned from a class and/or people I know
26%
415 votes
Other
6%
101 votes
N/A
51%
801 votes

4. Do you think any language learning programs really work, or is it necessary to learn in-person at classes?

Language learning programs were more helpful for me
5%
86 votes
Taking a class was more helpful for me
10%
156 votes
It is best to use as many resources as possibel to learn a language
18%
275 votes
It depends of the person
28%
440 votes
Other
2%
30 votes
Undecided
16%
254 votes
N/A
33%
518 votes

5. Do you think it is pointless to try learning a foreign language after a certain age?

Yes, it becomes too difficult/nearly impossible
9%
141 votes
No, it is never too late for any age
53%
831 votes
Undecided/It depends
15%
228 votes
Other
1%
9 votes
N/A
24%
380 votes
08/27/2015 Education 1568 37 By: GossamerDoll

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