An Investigation into English –Majored Sophomores’ Perceptions of English Movies to Improve Vocabulary at HUIT

Authors

  • Nguyen Giang Huong Faculty of Foreign Languages, Ho Chi Minh City University of Industry and Trade, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam Author https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5979-8294
  • Nguyen Thi Thanh Ngoc Faculty of Foreign Languages, Ho Chi Minh City University of Industry and Trade, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam Author

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.60087/jklst.vol3.no1.p62

Keywords:

Perceptions, vocabulary, English movies, sophomores

Abstract

In the technological era, educators and second/ foreign language educators have paid close attention to the use of media in English teaching and learning including watching movies, listening to music, watching films, and using other sorts of entertainment-related learning materials. However, little progress has been made in understanding the English language perspectives of HUIT majored sophomores about the benefits and limitations of using English movies to improve language skills. This study was conducted with 110 English language sophomores (n=110) and used the quantitative approach in order to investigate learners’ benefits and challenges regarding English movies with a focus on improving vocabulary. The instruments included the Likert-five scale questionnaire. The study's findings indicated that English movies contributed to students’ increasing the number of vocabulary and then learning was improved. Besides, findings also revealed that students have positive perceptions about the use of English films in their learning. The study also gives recommendations to teachers and learners about how to use English movies effectively.

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Published

2024-03-29

How to Cite

Huong, N. G., & Ngoc , N. T. T. (2024). An Investigation into English –Majored Sophomores’ Perceptions of English Movies to Improve Vocabulary at HUIT. Journal of Knowledge Learning and Science Technology ISSN: 2959-6386 (online), 3(1), 52-62. https://doi.org/10.60087/jklst.vol3.no1.p62

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