THE STUDENTS’ ADVERSITIES IN MEMORIZING VOCABULARY

  • Annisa Shofa Tsuraya SCOPUS ID: 57415890400, Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar
    (ID) http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2789-625X
  • Indah Miftah Awaliah Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar
    (ID)
  • Rezkianti Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar
    (ID)

Abstract

This research aims at finding out the students’ obstacles in memorizing vocabulary due to some factors especially in the aspect of pronunciation and meaning. The researchers investigated the students' difficulties in memorizing vocabulary in one of state universities in Makassar, South Sulawesi. The participant of this study was the third semester students of English Education Department. Qualitative analysis was applied in this research. The researchers collected the data by conducting interviews which then transcribed into a script and documenting several important data that support this research. Based on the data collection, the researcher concludes that the difficulties faced by English students in memorizing vocabulary are; 1) difficulty in utterance 2) difficulty in differentiating the meaning of the words 3) pronunciation problem of the different meaning words but have similar sounds 4) learning words that are not suitable to their needs. Using the dictionary, expressions, and gestures that will help them to boost the vocabulary up easily.

Author Biography

Annisa Shofa Tsuraya, SCOPUS ID: 57415890400, Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar

English Lecturer

Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris

Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan

Published
2022-09-30
How to Cite
Tsuraya, A. S., Indah Miftah Awaliah, & Rezkianti. (2022). THE STUDENTS’ ADVERSITIES IN MEMORIZING VOCABULARY . English Language Teaching for EFL Learners, 4(2), 91-99. https://doi.org/10.24252/elties.v4i2.32071
Section
Volume 4, Number 02, September 2022
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