Investigating the Influence of Individual Difference of English Majors on the Development of Language Proficiency毕业论文
2.Literature review 1
2.1History development before year 2000 2
2.2Analysis of current situation after 2000 2
3.2Data collection 5
3.3Data analysis 5
4.1Factor analysis results 6
4.2Regression analysis results 9
5.1Classification of individual differences among English majors 14
5.2Comparison of the influence of individual differences on English learning 15
5.3Implications for English learning and teaching 17
Works Cited 19
Reference Appendix 24
Investigating the Influence of Individual Difference of English Majors on the Development of Language Proficiency
Nowadays,English is a major international common language in the world.The number of people speaking English is larger than the number of any language.The range of use of English is very wide and is a vital tool for us to communicate with foreigners.The importance of learning English is self-evident. Also,there are many factors that affect English learning, such as learning attitude, learning methods, learning strategies, etc.But in addition to this, the influence of person’s individual difference factors of English learning is very significant as well, because of the different personalities, genders, ages, cognitive features,they will form the individual differences, which affect the progress of learning, leading to different learning outcomes.At present, there are many researches on the influence of individual differences on English learning at home and abroad which include the non-intelligence and mental factors, internal causes and external causes, power factors, etc., and the previous show mainly concern for non-English major students, pre-school and high school students and study abroad,there are fewerstudies on English major students.This study discusses the different types of individual differences of learning English and their respective influence of the size through the combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods.
This paper is divided into six parts.The first is Introduction,the second is Literature review,the third is Methodology,the fourth is Results,the fifth is Discussion and the last is Conclusion.
- Literature review
This section is divided into two parts.Due to a mix of domestic and foreign references and history,before year 2000,the scientists focused on the directly related aspects of language learners’ mental or psychological studies.And after 2000,the scientists focused the influence of students’ acquisition process on second language learning.So we decide to limit this part to year 2000.
2.1History development before year 2000