International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Exploring Vocabulary Learning Strategies of Saudi Female University Students: Perspectives and Use
Seham Elashhab

Everything students learn, is highlighted by some sort of strategy. This includes students and their vocabulary learning.Vocabulary learning is an essential part in foreign language learning as the meanings of new words are very often emphasized, whether in books or in classrooms. It is also central to language teaching and is of paramount importance to a language learner. There are many factors that can potentially influence vocabulary learning, which makes research on this topic as it relates to English as a foreign language (EFL) vocabulary learning diverse and abundant. This study aims to investigate the effect of a group of Umm Al-Qura University preparatory year (first year) learners’ attitude and evaluation of some strategies on their L2 vocabulary learning. It also discusses the effect of the usage of these strategies on EFL learners’ learning process.

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