Students’ Attitudes towards Vocabulary Learning and Their Learning Strategies
Keywords:Vocabulary Awareness, Vocabulary Learning Strategies (VLS)
This study aims at investigating (a) students’ attitudes towards vocabulary learning and (b) vocabulary studying strategies they use. The study was directed to First Year Students who were specialized in English Language(2019-2020), in Nahda College; Sudan. Twenty six male and female students were involved in the study. A questionnaire consisted of vocabulary learning awareness and vocabulary learning strategies (VLS) was distributed to the participants. A modified Likert Scale (agree, neutral, disagree) was used to collect data. The tables containing figures and percentages were utilized to describe results. The results findings are: Students had noticeable attitudes towards vocabulary importance. The learners used all five (VLS) categories; cognitive, determination, memory, metacognitive, and social strategies frequently, but unequally. The most strategy used is the “Cognitive Strategy” and the least one is the “Social Strategy”.
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