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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(21); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.062118.

Study on Motivational Regulation Strategies of Undergraduate Students in Memorizing English Vocabulary


Huiping Xiao, Huyue Liao

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Huiping Xiao

Jiangxi University of Technology, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China


Vocabulary is one of the core elements of English learning. Strong motivation can help college students memorize words to improve their vocabulary. At present, there is a lack of research on the motivational regulation of college students when memorizing words. The present research is to investigate the motivational strategies of college students in remembering vocabulary. In this study, 188 sophomores and juniors are surveyed by questionnaire. SPSS27.0 is used to analyze data. Descriptive statistical analysis is used to make a profile of the use of motivational regulation strategies by sophomore and junior students when memorizing words. Independent sample T-test and one-way ANOVA are used to describe the differences in the use of motivational regulation strategies in terms of gender, grade, major category and vocabulary level.


motivational regulation; vocabulary remembering

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Huiping Xiao, Huyue Liao. Study on Motivational Regulation Strategies of Undergraduate Students in Memorizing English Vocabulary. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 21: 105-111. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.062118.


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