Malaysian Students’ Perceptions of Writing Strategy in French Language Learning: A Quantitative Approach

By Michi Farida Abdul Halim, Normaliza Abd Rahim, Mohd Azidan Abdul Jabar and Adi Yasran Abdul Aziz.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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This exploratory study aims to analyse Malaysian students’ perceptions of the types of strategy used in learning French as a foreign language with regard to writing skills. The study utilized quantitative method of data collection, by applying Dörnyei’s (1995) communication strategies taxonomy to the writing strategies. A total of 50 subjects participated in this study after their 100 hours of learning French. The task consisted of the administration of the writing task by the subjects. The instrument used in the study is a 2 part questionnaire consisting of 19 items.

Keywords: Quantitative, Writing Strategy, Foreign Language

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 7, pp.85-96. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.237MB).

Michi Farida Abdul Halim

Lecturer, Department of Foreign Language, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Ms. Hazlina Abdul Halim is a lecturer at the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Dr. Normaliza Abd Rahim

Senior Lecturer, Department of Malay Language, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Dr. Normaliza Abd Rahim is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

Dr. Mohd Azidan Abdul Jabar

Head Of Department, Department of Foreign Languages,, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Associate Profesor Dr. Mohd Azidan Abdul Jabar currently is the Head of Department of Foreign Languages,Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia. He has 15 years experience in teaching, research, consultancy and extension services. He has numerous publications in journal, academic book, chapter in book, proceeding and has presented a number of papers in international and national conferences. His research interests are in the area of Discourse Studies and Linguistics.

Dr. Adi Yasran Abdul Aziz

Senior Lecturer, Department of Malay Language,, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Dr Adi Yasran Abdul Aziz is a senior lecturer at the Department of Malay Language, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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