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Factors affecting students' learning strategies at school

Yaacob, Aizan and Shapii, Aspalila and Saad, Alobaisy Ayman and Al-Rahmi, Waleed Mugahed and Al-Dheleai, Yahya M. and Yahaya, Nor-affandy and Al-Maatouk, Qusay (2018) Factors affecting students' learning strategies at school. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (4). pp. 3703-3709. ISSN 2227-524X

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Abstract

English language is spoken, written, read, and understood widely in most parts of the world. The significance of English language today underlines the significance of its vocabulary learning strategies. The aim of this study is, therefore, to examine factors affecting vocabulary learning strategies (VLS) among Saudi students studying Saudi School in Malaysia (SSM). To achieve the objective of the paper, two different tools of data collection have been adopted by the researcher. The study employs both semi-structured interview, where a total of seven students participated, as well as class observation which complement the findings of the interview. The study generated three themes from the interviews as the factors affecting vocabulary learning of students: language learning environment, attitude and beliefs, and Motivation. The findings of the study show that vocabulary-learning strategies (VLS) in SSM is affected by three major factors: language learning environment, attitude and beliefs of students, and motivation.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:english language, vocabulary-learning strategies. Saudi students, Saudi school in Malaysia
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions:Education
ID Code:85135
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:04 Mar 2020 10:16
Last Modified:04 Mar 2020 10:16

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