Investigating Romanian EFL Students' Perceptions Regarding the Effectiveness of Vocabulary Activities

Sanda Ligia Cristea, Marcela Fărcaşiu
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The paper aims at finding the best method of teaching vocabulary to Romanian EFL (English as a Foreign Language) undergraduate students specialising in economics and mechanical engineering. To this purpose, the authors have delivered a questionnaire with various types of vocabulary exercises and questions to the students. The students were asked to do the exercises and express their opinions regarding their dynamics and appeal as well as the most effective way to learn English vocabulary. Then,
more » ... h vocabulary. Then, the questionnaire was imported into the SPSS statistics software and analysed. The questionnaire showed that the students prefer the vocabulary activities that are interactive and funny and that encourage them to think in English. The authors believe that the same approach can be used in teaching grammar.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.04.548 fatcat:cc2g6fpf4jdwdck2cuwo5kqwtq