Design and Development of the Second language Proficiency Method based on Cognitive Ability of Learner

학습자 언어 인지 능력 기반의 외국어 능숙도 측정 방법 설계 및 개발

  • 양영욱 (고려대학교 컴퓨터 교육학과) ;
  • 이새벽 (고려대학교 컴퓨터 교육학과) ;
  • 임희석 (고려대학교 컴퓨터 교육학과)
  • Received : 2013.01.25
  • Accepted : 2013.03.20
  • Published : 2013.03.31


In this paper, the modeling of phenomena that occurs in the brain related language was designed and developed the second language proficiency method. This method based on cognitive ability test in cognitive psychology that is the lexical decision task, the priming task and the verbal span task. The lexical decision task involves measuring how quickly decide stimuli as words or nonwords. This task is divided reading and listening according to stimulus type to the details. The priming task finds the output of the language. This task is divided the translation-priming and the semantic-priming according to stimulus type. The verbal span task finds the short term memory. In this paper, we propose the second language proficiency measurement method using the linguistics cognitive ability of the learner about the second language.


Cognitive ability;second language proficiency;Lexical decision task;Priming Task;Verbal span task