The Effect of Repeating as a direct Vocabulary Learning strategy on EFL Iranian’ Learners

MAKI NAEIMI

Abstract


Abstract – The present study was conducted to study the effect of Repeating strategy as a direct vocabulary learning strategy on reading comprehension skill. To fulfill the purpose of the study, a language proficiency test was administrated to one 100 male and female university students who studied in a course other than English as their major in Omidiyeh Islamic Azad University. Ultimately, thirty pre-intermediate students were selected and assigned into two experimental and control groups. The experimental group was taught vocabulary through Repeating as direct strategy for developing their vocabulary storage in reading comprehension. After ten sessions of treatment, the two groups were given a post-test of an achievement vocabulary test. Data analysis was conducted through t-test statistics. It demonstrated that the experimental group who utilized Repeating as a direct vocabulary learning strategies outperformed the control group.

 


Keywords


Keywords – Vocabulary Learning Strategies (VLSs); Direct vocabulary learning Strategies, Repeating Strategy

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