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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2023, 5(1); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2023.050120.

Study on Autonomous English Learning Ability of Students from Private-run Universities and Teaching Suggestion


Ling Zhen

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Ling Zhen

School of Foreign Languages, Guangzhou Huashang College, Guangzhou, 511300, China


Autonomous language learning ability is an ability that helps students learn better after class in universities. This study explored autonomous learning ability of students in private-run universities taking English learning as anchor point. 496 students in different grades from 3 private-universities in Guangzhou have been surveyed through a questionnaire consisting of 36 items. It is found that Autonomous English learning ability is at medium level (M=3.0150) and there isn’t significant difference in gender on Autonomous English learning ability. There isn’t significant difference in students from different grade on Autonomous English learning ability, and the ability of sophomore are the lowest. 


autonomous learning ability, private-run universities, difference, implication

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Ling Zhen. Study on Autonomous English Learning Ability of Students from Private-run Universities and Teaching Suggestion. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 1: 106-111. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2023.050120.


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