Strategies for Learning English Vocabulary used by Students in Ho Chi Minh City


Mai Thi Hong Hanh
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Ho Chi Minh City University of Food Industry


One of the three components of language, vocabulary is the foundational component of language. One of the most fundamental factors that influences vocabulary acquisition is the choice of vocabulary learning strategies. With so many words to learn, it's important to look into vocabulary learning techniques. This study aims to investigate a group of Ho Chi Minh City university students’ employment of learning strategies in their vocabulary learning process. The author conducted a questionnaire survey including 16 questions on vocabulary learning methods along with the degree of efficacy of 135 good and poor language students from many universities in Ho Chi Minh City. The findings from the analysed quantitative data revealed that although Ho Chi Minh City students employ a variety of vocabulary learning techniques, they nevertheless face several challenges. Therefore, the goal of this study is to assist students in learning English vocabulary and to broaden their vocabulary by giving some recommendations.

June 19, 2022
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