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English Learning Self-efficacy and Metacognitive Strategies of Non-English Majors in China

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DOI: 10.23977/appep.2023.040902 | Downloads: 38 | Views: 393

Author(s)

Jing Li 1

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1 The School of Foreign Language Studies, Anhui Xinhua University, Hefei, Anhui, China

Corresponding Author

Jing Li

ABSTRACT

English self-efficacy is an important psychological factor that greatly influences non-English major undergraduates to study English. However, it is not common to develop their English self-efficacy from the perspective of metacognitive strategies. This paper explored the correlation between English self-efficacy and metacognitive strategy in order to make non-English major undergraduates become more proactive in English learning and promote their English learning ability. After the questionnaire survey and statistical analysis, the result indicated that English self-efficacy and metacognitive strategy of non-English major undergraduates are generally in the middle level. And there is a positive and strong correlation between English self-efficacy and metacognitive strategy. According to analysis of the result, the author attempts to put forward some advice and an enhancement program to improve students' English self-efficacy and promote their awareness of metacognitive strategy.

KEYWORDS

English Learning, Self-efficacy, Metacognitive Strategies, Non-English Majors

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Jing Li, English Learning Self-efficacy and Metacognitive Strategies of Non-English Majors in China. Applied & Educational Psychology (2023) Vol. 4: 8-14. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/appep.2023.040902.

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