A SURVEY OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ ENGLISH LEARNING HABITS 4A2C0067 黃亭瑜 4A2C0040 黃慈樺 1A3C0007 潘惠萍 1. HOW LONG HAVE YOU LEARNED ENGLISH? As you can see, the pie chart shows the percentage of students who studying English by year. The majority of students study English for 6-10 years. The second large group of students are 11-15 years. 5%10% 1-5 years 6-10 years 35% 50% 11-15 years 16 years up 2. HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU STUDY ENGLISH EVERY DAY? The saffron yellow portion of the pie represents studying hours. Which students pay efforts on English. Most students just study English an hour per day. There are few students studying English more than three hours a day. 1 hour 5% 15% 35% 40% 2 hours 4hours 5hours 3. WHICH METHOD DO YOU USE TO LEARN ENGLISH? Reading English novels 1% Taking English courses 1% Reading English learning magazine Studying English test preparation books Studying English abroad 12% 33% 9% 1% 3% 3% 37% 1% Traveling around different countries Practicing with foreigners Watching English TV shows Reading English newspapers/magazines Watching English video on the Internet As you might have noticed, watching English TV shows/dramas/movies is the main activity for studying English. In comparison, students like dynamic learning more than static learning. Therefore, students don’t like reading novels or magazines. 4. HAVE YOU EVER TAKEN ANY ENGLISH PROFICIENCY TESTS? The brown portion represents the kind of test students take to see their result of learning English. GEPT accounts for almost two third of all tests. Only one tenth of the people havn’t taken any examination. 1% 1% TOEFL 8% 30% GEPT 60% TOEIC IELTS Never 6. WHICH ENGLISH SKILLS ARE YOU BETTER AT? This chart points out that most students’ think listening is their most proficient skills 42% with 42% share. Speaking is the secondlargest skill which students are good at with 40%. 8% 10% Writing Reading 40% Speaking Listening 7. WHICH SKILLS DO YOU THINK NEED TO BE IMPROVED? As you can see, this charts shows the skill students need to improve. Less than half of the students think Writing is the skill they should improve (44%), which is followed by listening (40%). Writing 40% 10% 6% Reading 44% Speaking Listening 8. WHAT WILL YOU DO IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTIES UNDERSTANDING MATERIALS YOU ARE READING OR LISTENING TO? According to this questionnaire, students often browse the Internet to solve their English problems. And looking up the dictionary 47% accounts for the second-highest approach. Only one-tenth of the students will ask a teacher or a friend. 10% 43% Ask a teacher / friend Look up in the dictionary Browse the internet CONCLUSION 1.The majority of students study English for 6-10 years. 2.Most student just study English an hour per day. 3.Watching English TV is the main activity for studying English. 4.GEPT account for almost two third of all tests. 5.Most students' think listening is their most proficient skills. 6.Writing is the skill they should improve. 7.Student often brows the internet to solve their English problems.
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