The Difference between Learning Strategies in Japanese Language and English Language

เพ็ญวารี วิจิตรเวชไพศาล, สุวิมล นภาผ่องกุล, ลัคนา ชัยศักดิ์เลิศ


This study is an attempt to investigate the difference between learning strategies in Japanese language and English language and to see what strategies that students used on their both Japanese language and English language. In this research, was carried out at Faculty of Liberal Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep. The target population was 60 Japanese major students who were enrolled during semester 1 year 2013. The participants were asked to answer questionnaire, opened question and 10 semi- interview students were random after reading article both English and Japanese article. After that, the data were collected and analyzed. The findings show that the students used social media on their language leaning e.g. YouTube Facebook, Twitter when searching new vocabulary, listening, reading. It is also found that many students use both direct strategies such as asking friend, find out new word on smart phone and indirect strategy such as listing and reading through online. Moreover, the students used social strategies by asking teacher friends and native speaker. Also, the used affective strategies when they read article with group work on a relax place which they can share idea with friend while reading. From this, they can enjoy reading as well. This research focused on receptive process (listening, reading, learning new vocabulary). Therefore, the result of strategies in Japanese language and English language were not different. On the basis of this, guideline and suggestion are provided to help the English and Japanese teachers train the students of how to use different strategy on their language learning.


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