The relationship between the use of metacognitive strategies and achievement in English

Sa'Adiah Kummin, Saemah Rahman

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Abstract

This study aims to determine the relationship between the use of metacognitive strategies and achievement in English among students in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia using a set of questionnaire. It also aims to identify if there are differences based on gender, ethnic and achievement in Malaysian University Entrance Test (MUET). The sample consists of 50 undergraduate students. Results show that there are no differences in the use of metacognitive strategies based on gender and ethnic groups. Rehearsal strategy is the most frequently used strategy. There are differences in the use of metacognitive strategies among proficient and less proficient English language learners.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages145-150
Number of pages6
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010 - Bangi, Malaysia
Duration: 19 Oct 201020 Oct 2010

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OtherInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010
CountryMalaysia
CityBangi
Period19/10/1020/10/10

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Keywords

  • Academic communication I
  • Achievements in English
  • Gender
  • Metacognitive strategies
  • MUET

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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The relationship between the use of metacognitive strategies and achievement in English. / Kummin, Sa'Adiah; Rahman, Saemah.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. p. 145-150.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Kummin, SA & Rahman, S 2010, The relationship between the use of metacognitive strategies and achievement in English. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 7, pp. 145-150, International Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010, Bangi, Malaysia, 19/10/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.021
Kummin, Sa'Adiah ; Rahman, Saemah. / The relationship between the use of metacognitive strategies and achievement in English. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. pp. 145-150
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