A Study on Vocabulary Learning Strategies Employed By Grade 10 Students on the Plasma Tv With Particular Reference to Chercher Junior High School

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Addis Ababa University


The aim of the study is to assess the vocabulary learning strategies employed by grade ten students at Chercher Junior High School during their plasma television English lesson. In the study, 120 samples of students are u sed. Besides, three instruments, namely a are a questionnaire, an interview and a supplementary test were used. The questionnaire was administered to the 120 sample of students, while the interview and the supplementary test were administered to 25 samples of students each. The 25 samples for the interview and the test were selected from the 120 sample students using systematic sampling method. The result of the study shows that students are using metacognitive and cognitive strategies 'frequently', while the other strategies are 'rarely' used. Based on the findings, it is recommended that class-teachers should further strengthen the efforts students make on the use of vocabulary learning strategies. Besides, it is recommended that class teachers should inform their students about the uses of resources that can help them solve the problems they face during the plasma TV vocabulary lesson.



Vocabulary Learning Strategies