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Table 7 Correlations among sub-reading components and MC reading test scores

From: Test format effects: a componential approach to second language reading

  VK GK WR SP WM RS1 RS2 RS3 TTS1 TTS2 MCtest
VK 1.000 .763** − .252* − .131 .003 .000 .161 − .030 .008 − .327* .526**
GK   1.000 − .216* − .193 .036 − .027 .275* − .033 .012 − .284* .425**
WR    1.000 .327* − .179 .189 − .015 .115 .154 .136 − .204
SP     1.000 − .188 .073 .009 .038 .107 .095 − .131
WM      1.000 .225* .038 .092 .162 .025 .081
RS1       1.000 .327* .073 .302* .135 .005
RS2        1.000 .312* .324* .046 .173
RS3         1.000 .303* .134 .098
TTS1          1.000 .333* − .035
TTS2           1.000 − .305*
MCtest            1.000
  1. VK vocabulary knowledge, GK grammar knowledge, WR word recognition skill, WM WM, RS1 approaches to reading the passage, RS2 discourse knowledge, RS3 inferences about the meanings of new words, TTS1 test management strategy, TTS2 test-wise strategy
  2. *p < .05, **p < .001