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EFL English Major Students’ Perceptions of Effective Strategies in Vocabulary Learning

International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS)
© 2024 by IJSMS Journal
Volume-7 Issue-4
Year of Publication : 2024
Authors : Trần Khánh Duy
DOI: 10.51386/25815946/ijsms-v7i4p111
Citation:
MLA Style: Trần Khánh Duy "EFL English Major Students’ Perceptions of Effective Strategies in Vocabulary Learning" International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS) V7.I4 (2024):87-91.

APA Style: Trần Khánh Duy, EFL English Major Students’ Perceptions of Effective Strategies in Vocabulary Learning, International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS), v7(i4), 87-91.
Abstract:
Vocabulary acquisition is fundamental for language learning, particularly for English majors. This study examines vocabulary learning strategies employed by EFL learners, surveying 160 English majors at a private university in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The questionnaire categorized strategies as cognitive, metacognitive, memory, and determination-based. Analysis revealed a preference for determination strategies, while cognitive strategies were used the least. Interestingly, interviews highlighted a focus on cognitive and metacognitive approaches. By bridging this gap between student preference and potentially more effective strategies, the study aims to inform educators and improve vocabulary learning outcomes for EFL learners.
Keywords: Vocabulary, Learning strategies, EFL.
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