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Question: How often do these things happen in your language lessons? - the teacher shows students how the information in texts builds on what they already know
Choices: "Never or hardly ever" "In some lessons" "In most lessons" "In all lessons"
Data: % of "In most lessons" "In all lessons"
Period:
Area:
38 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States59.0%
2 Chile57.1%
3 Poland54.8%
4 United Kingdom54.6%
5 Canada53.1%
6 Turkiye52.8%
7 Hungary52.2%
8 Latvia51.3%
8 Lithuania51.3%
10 Colombia51.1%
11 Portugal50.5%
12 Australia50.3%
13 Denmark49.6%
13 New Zealand49.6%
15 Slovenia48.3%
16 France47.4%
17 Ireland45.7%
18 Mexico45.3%
19 Germany43.7%
20 Luxembourg42.3%
21 Costa Rica41.0%
22 Switzerland40.6%
23 Greece39.9%
24 Estonia39.8%
25 Spain39.6%
26 Slovakia39.1%
27 Austria37.8%
28 Israel36.0%
29 Iceland35.6%
30 Italy34.7%
30 Netherlands34.7%
32 Sweden34.6%
33 Belgium33.8%
34 Czech Republic33.1%
35 Republic of Korea33.0%
36 Japan 29.4%
37 Norway27.6%
38 Finland24.3%

Note
Don't know/ No answer are excluded. China: Shanghai only.

Source
OECD PISA 2009

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = -2.527041 X +7.786
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.354
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.125

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = -72954.042202 X +76161.715
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.225
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.051

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = -18.947081 X +88.053
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.450
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.203

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = 0.176602 X +1.511
Correlation coefficient (r)0.050
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = -4.512262 X +11.813
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.097
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009