A Survey Study of English Speaking Strategies Use: Evidence from Chinese High School Students of International Department


  •  Hong Zhou    
  •  Yufang Feng    

Abstract

This study explores the status quo of speaking strategies used by Chinese High School Students of International Department by using both questionnaire and interview. The participants were 90 second-year Chinese High School Students of International Department, and then the data were analyzed by SPSS 18.0. The study yields certain results. First, Chinese High School Students of International Department employ English speaking strategies at a medium level in general. Second, there are differences between higher achievers and lower achievers in the use of speaking strategies. Third, students’ use of speaking strategies is significantly correlated with students’ English proficiency. Pedagogical implications for teachers and students are discussed in the end.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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