An Investigation Into Vocabulary Learning Strategies of Senior High School Students

Leilei LIU


This study aims to provide an empirical study about vocabulary learning strategies possessed by senior high school learners in the Chinese context. With 100 senior students of Guanghan high school as the subject, this research is tended for a quantitative research into senior high school students’ preference for vocabulary learning strategies. Data are collected and processed by means of SPSS14.0. Based on the results, this paper suggests that teachers should help learners to build positive motivation, integrate more strategy training into English classes and encourage students to systematize their own learning strategies instead of using these strategies unconsciously or unsystematically.


Senior high school students; Vocabulary learning strategies; Metacognitive strategies; Cognitive strategies; Social/affective strategies

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