A Survey on English Learning Difficulties of Higher Vocational College Students and the Countermeasures
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- Higher vocational college students; English learning; learning difficulties; learning motivation; self-evaluation; learning interest
This article analyzes learning motivation, interest, attitude, confidence, methods, language anxiety, self-evaluation and evaluations to learning materials of higher vocational college students, which further finds reasons causing learning difficulty of higher vocational college students in learning English. That is, insufficient learning interest, passive learning attitude, easily influenced, less effort, weak English foundation, obsolete learning methods, high language anxiety and incorrect self-attribution. For those reasons, firstly, the learning interest should be aroused and intrinsic and integrative motivations should be developed. Secondly, Learning attitudes and confidence should be rectified and established in the language teaching. Thirdly, a good volitional quality of the students should be cultivated. Fourthly, a good learning environment must be created; meanwhile, self-teaching consciousness and abilities should be developed as well. Fifthly, outmoded teaching methods and techniques need to be abandoned and improved. Finally, the systematicness, practicality, stability and pertinence of the development of teaching materials need to be enhanced.
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TY - CONF AU - He Jie PY - 2015/04 DA - 2015/04 TI - A Survey on English Learning Difficulties of Higher Vocational College Students and the Countermeasures BT - Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Science and Technology Education PB - Atlantis Press SP - 579 EP - 582 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsste-15.2015.153 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsste-15.2015.153 ID - Jie2015/04 ER -