Gender Differences in the Use of English Vocabulary Learning Strategies in Chinese Senior High Schools



Language is an important tool for human communication. In the process of language learning, gender differences can not be ignored because it exists in all human language acquisition and learning. This paper tries to explore gender differences in students’ choosing of English vocabulary learning strategies in Chinese high schools. Vocabulary learning is quite basic in second language acquisition, and it has already been attached great importance in Chinese language education. For our language teachers, learning strategies should be observed and understood better which will facilitate our language teaching a lot. This survey is expected to make a contribution to the further research in this area by briefly analyzing gender differences and the use of English Vocabulary learning strategies and tries to help the teachers reconsider teaching strategies so as to enhance language learning to the uttermost.


Gender differences; Language education; Language learning; Vocabulary learning strategies; Teaching strategy

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