Communication and Linguistics Studies

Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2019

  • The Effect of Self-efficacy on Intermediate EFL Learner’s Reading Comprehension Improvement: Evidence from Iranian English Learners

    Mohammad Javad Tandiseh, Masood Baqeri

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 74-79
    Received: 26 July 2019
    Accepted: 9 October 2019
    Published: 19 December 2019
    Abstract: This study was an attempt to examine the effect of self-efficacy on Iranian EFL learners’ reading comprehension. Reading comprehension plays a significant role in educational success. In spite of its importance, students still have difficulties in understanding texts. One solution to the problem of poor reading comprehension is the learning of read... Show More
  • The Use of Vocabulary Learning Strategies in Relation to Vocabulary Size of Students in Chinese Universities

    Tian Tian

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 80-85
    Received: 16 December 2019
    Accepted: 31 December 2019
    Published: 8 January 2020
    Abstract: The study tends to explore vocabulary learning beliefs and strategies employed by students in Chinese universities. The correlations between beliefs/strategies and students’ vocabulary size are also addressed to show the impact of the different vocabulary learning strategies on students’ vocabulary size in China. A questionnaire and a vocabulary te... Show More