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Title: 語音表義教學對國中生英語字彙記憶之效益研究
The effects of sound symbolism instruction on junior high school students’ English vocabulary memorization
Authors: 王靜鴻
Wang, Ching Hung
Contributors: 葉潔宇
Yeh, Chieh Yue
王靜鴻
Wang, Ching Hung
Keywords: 語音表義教學
英語字彙記憶
Sound Symbolism Instruction
Date: 2009
Issue Date: 2013-09-04 14:54:18 (UTC+8)
Abstract: 語音表義教學雖已被學者提倡使用在字彙學習之領域多年,然而其在課室英語字彙教學的實際成效仍未獲證實。本研究先採用量化研究方法以探究語音表義教學對於國中生英語單字記憶之成效,再採用質性研究方法探討受試者對語音表義教學法之看法。
研究對象為台灣北部一所公立國中九年級兩個班的七十二位學生。此均質的兩個班級被隨機指定為實驗組與控制組,實驗組施予語音表義教學法學習八十個標的單字,而控制組則施予傳統翻譯式教學法學習相同的單字。接受歷時十六週的字彙教學後,以兩組學生在認字測驗上的成績以及實驗組學生個別訪談之結果作為資料分析來源。本研究主要發現如下:(1)接受語音表義教學的實驗組學生在認字測驗的表現上顯著優於接受傳統翻譯法的控制組學生。(2)實驗組中,高分群組與低分群組在接受語音表義教學後,在認字測驗的表現上皆呈現出顯著性進步,顯示出語音表義教學對不同程度的學生皆有成效。(3)受試者對語音表義教學持正面態度,且認為語音表義教學特別是在認字方面有助於英語字彙之記憶。研究最後進一步對語音表義教學在實際教學上之應用提供建議,作為教育學者們參考。
Although the instruction of sound symbolism has been advocated for word learning for years, it is not clear whether it is empirically effective in classroom vocabulary teaching. This study first adopted a quantitative research method to investigate the effectiveness of the instruction of sound symbolism on junior high school students’ English vocabulary memorization, and then a qualitative research method to explore the participants’ perspectives on the instruction of sound symbolism.
Participants of the study were two classes of 72 ninth-grade students in a public junior high school in northern Taiwan. With homogeneity in terms of English language proficiency, the two classes were randomly assigned as the experimental and control group. The former was instructed 80 target words by the instruction of sound symbolism, while the latter was taught the same target words by the traditional translation-based approach. Vocabulary instruction lasted for 16 weeks, and the data analysis was based on their performances on the word recognition test and the results of the individual interviews. The major findings are as follows. (1)The participants who received the instruction of sound symbolism performed significantly better on the word recognition test than those who were taught the traditional translation-based approach. (2) In the experimental group, both the high and low proficiency learners made significant progress, indicating the instruction of sound symbolism was effective in different proficiency groups. (3) The participants held positive attitude toward the instruction of sound symbolism and felt that the instruction was helpful for vocabulary memorization, especially on the aspect of word recognition. Some pedagogical implications and recommendations for future research were presented at the end of the thesis.
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