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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/14410
Title: Students’ Learning Strategies in Learning Modal Auxiliaries
Authors: Wahyuni, Wiwid
Keywords: language learning;learning strategies;grammar;modal auxiliaries
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS-UKSW
Abstract: It is commonly known that grammar is one of difficult aspects for many ESL students regardless of their proficiency level. One part of grammar lesson that should be mastered is modal auxiliaries. There may be several causes that lead to students’ difficulties in learning it. This study attempts to find what strategies that students use in learning modal auxiliaries and also what strategies that students find most useful. This study took place in Faculty of Language and Arts in Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana with the participation of 60 students from 2 Intermediate Grammar classes. The data were collected through a 35-item questionnaire by using learning strategies questionnaire which was adopted based on Oxford (1990 as cited in Gürata 2008) and O’Malley et al (1985 as cited in Zare 2012) learning strategies classification. The aspects include: memorization strategies, cognitive strategies, compensation strategies, metacognitive strategies, affective strategies, and social strategies. The analysis of the data revealed that social-affective strategies were the most frequently used by students. The findings from this study also indicated that students consider cognitive strategies as perceived useful strategies.
URI: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/14410
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