DIFFICULTIES IN READING COMPREHENSION OF ENGLISH MAJORED SOPHOMORES AT TAY DO UNIVERSITY, CANTHO, VIETNAM / KHÓ KHĂN KHI HỌC MÔN ĐỌC HIỂU CỦA SINH VIÊN NĂM THỨ HAI CHUYÊN NGÀNH NGÔN NGỮ ANH TẠI TRƯỜNG ĐẠI HỌC TÂY ĐÔ, THÀNH PHỐ CẦN THƠ, VIỆT NAM

Nga H. T. Nguyen, Tu K. Kim

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No one denied the important role of reading comprehension in learning reading because reading becomes meaningless without comprehending the texts. So, the research “Difficulties in reading comprehension of English majored sophomores at Tay Do University, Cantho, Vietnam” was conducted to help sophomores recognize their problems in reading. The participants of the study comprise 90 English majored sophomores from Bachelor of English 10 (2015-2019) at Tay Do University. All of them still have some difficulties in linguistic causes as vocabulary, grammar structures, background knowledge and in some strategies, such as guessing meaning from the context, skimming, scanning and also in psychological causes as attitude and motivation. The research was divided into 2 stages. The former was delivering questionnaire to participants. Then, students were chosen to do interview paper. The paper also finds out some obstacles to help students to get over their difficulties.

Không ai phủ nhận vai trò quan trọng của đọc hiểu đối với học môn đọc hiểu vì việc đọc sẽ trở nên vô nghĩa nếu không hiểu nội dung. Vì vậy, nghiên cứu “Khó khăn khi học môn đọc hiểu của sinh viên năm thứ hai chuyên ngành Ngôn Ngữ Anh tại Trường Đại học Tây Đô, Thành phố Cần Thơ, Việt Nam” được thực hiện nhằm giúp sinh viên năm hai nhận ra vấn đề của họ khi học môn đọc hiểu. Đối tượng nghiên cứu bao gồm 90 sinh viên năm thứ hai Cử nhân tiếng Anh khóa 10 (năm học 2015-2019) tại Trường Đại học Tây Đô. Tất cả sinh viên gặp một số khó khăn về ngôn ngữ như từ vựng, cấu trúc ngữ pháp, kiến thức cơ bản và một số chiến lược đọc hiểu như đoán nghĩa từ theo ngữ cảnh, đọc lướt, đọc lấy ý chi tiết và cả nguyên nhân tâm lý như thái độ và động lực học tập. Nghiên cứu được chia thành 2 giai đoạn. Đầu tiên là gửi bảng câu hỏi cho những người tham gia. Sau đó, chọn người tham gia trả lời phỏng vấn trên giấy. Bài nghiên cứu cũng tìm ra một số trở ngại để giúp sinh viên vượt qua khó khăn khi học môn đọc hiểu.

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reading comprehension, difficulties, English majored sophomore, university / đọc hiểu, khó khăn, sinh viên năm hai chuyên Anh ngữ, đại học

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