This study examines the potential relationship between home educational resources, out of school factors, and foreign language student achievement in the Turkish context. The participants of the study include 6804 seventh grade students (3173 female and 3631 male) who took Evaluation of Student Achievement Test in 2008. The researchers used two level hierarchical linear modeling for data analysis. On the whole, the study results suggest that foreign language achievement is related to out of school characteristics and home educational resources that need to be considered by foreign language practitioners and policy makers.
Home educational resources, out of school factors, foreign language achievement, Evaluation of Student Achievement Test, hierarchical linear modeling.