Vocabulary learning strategies via video watching among high and low proficiency groups of form 2 ESL students in SMK Lokman Hakim / Norhaslinda Muhamadin

Muhamadin, Norhaslinda (2014) Vocabulary learning strategies via video watching among high and low proficiency groups of form 2 ESL students in SMK Lokman Hakim / Norhaslinda Muhamadin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Recently, the inclusion of multimedia has dominated the various teaching and learning practices of English as Second Language especially in terms of vocabulary acquisition (Harji, Woods & Alavi, 2010). This study intended to explore the Vocabulary Learning Strategies via Video Watching applied by the high and low
proficiency groups of Form 2 students in SMK Lokman Hakim, Kota Tinggi, Johor. Guided by four research objectives and five research questions, this study employed a mixed-methods research design using both quantitative and qualitative approaches for data collection and analysis. There were 48 participants involved in the study: 26 were from high proficiency group and 22 were from low proficiency group. The findings
revealed that firstly, the higher proficiency group was more positive towards English video watching as opposed to the low proficiency group. Second, the high proficiency group scored higher in their vocabulary test as compared to the low proficiency group. Third, high proficiency group tend to have higher mean score in the application of Vocabulary Learning Strategies via Video Watching than the low proficiency group when answering the vocabulary test. Fourth, the findings demonstrated that there was a significant difference of mean scores between the two groups in the vocabulary test. Fifth, there was also a significant difference of mean scores between the two groups in applying the Vocabulary Learning Strategies via Video Watching when answering the vocabulary test. Lastly, the qualitative findings tend to corroborate the fifth research question. It was found that the high proficiency students had applied other vocabulary learning strategies as stated in the questionnaire. Hence, discussion, pedagogical implications and recommendations for future research were presented to conclude the study.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Muhamadin, Norhaslinda
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar > Language acquisition
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar > Philosophy, origin, etc. of language > Language acquisition > Interlanguage
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Education
Item ID: 14826
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vocabulary acquisition; Vocabulary Learning Strategies; Video Watching; High and low proficiency
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/14826

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