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My SILK Profile

My SILK Profile

My SILK Profile is a self-evaluation tool. It will provide you with a profile that summarises your approaches to kanji learning. By completing the test and recording your answers, you will be able to compare which strategies you use the most and which you do not use as often. As a result you might choose to explore and draw upon the strategies you use less often.

SILK Diagnostic Quiz

STRATEGY INVENTORY FOR LEARNING KANJI (SILK)
Test Instrument for Identifying Strategies in Use for Learning Kanji

© 2006 Barbara Bourke, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

The Strategy Inventory for Learning Kanji (SILK) Test Instrument is designed to
gather information about how you, as a student of Japanese as a foreign language, go
about learning kanji. On the following pages, you will find statements describing
possible approaches to the kanji learning task. Please read each statement and mark the
response (1, 2, 3, 4 or 5) that describes how often you use that particular approach.

Possible Responses:1NEVER

2ALMOST NEVER

3SOMETIMES

4QUITE OFTEN

5VERY OFTEN