American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

An Investigation and Analysis of Non-English Specialized Undergraduates' Listening Strategy Use
Li Jing

Through a listening strategy questionnaire and a listening test, it is investigated and analyzed what the condition of 180 non-English specialized undergraduates' listening strategy use is. The findings in this study indicate that non-English specialized undergraduates employ listening strategies at a medium frequency level(Mean=3.10); that the listeners most frequently use cognitive strategies, followed by the meta-cognitive strategies and the social/affective strategies; that the means of listening strategy use by high proficiency subjects are all higher than those of the low proficiency ones; that females use the total listening strategies at a higher frequency level than males; and that listening strategy use condition has positive correlation with their listening proficiency.

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