The employment of vocabulary learning strategies by young Greek learners of English: Differences in relation to gender and grade

Konstantina Baldoumi


The purpose of the present study is to examine the effect of two independent variables- namely gender and grade- on the employment of vocabulary learning strategies (VLSs) by young Greek EFL learners. 455 fourth and sixth grade primary school students participated in this study by filling out a questionnaire on their use of 31 VLSs for the consolidation of different aspects of word knowledge (e.g. written form, pronunciation, meaning). The results indicated that both gender and grade can affect significantly the employment of individual VLSs.


learning strategies, vocabulary, gender, grade, age, young

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