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Investigating Students’ Learning Strategies of Medicalvocabulary: Case Study of the Faculty of Medicine, Karari University- Sudan (Published)

The aim of this study is to examine the students’ learning strategies of medical vocabulary at the faculty of medicine, Karari University- Sudan. The researchers use a questionnaire and an interview for collecting the data. Then, they adopt the descriptive analytical method to analyse it by utilising the SPSS programme. Some findings are as follows: Most students of medicine (87%) at the above faculty rarely employ cognitive, memory and determination strategies. Moreover, they never use metacognitive and social strategies in learning medical vocabulary. The following are some of the researchers’ recommendations.  First, programmes of learning medical vocabulary in an integrated way, that is to say learning content through the target language, should be developed for the benefits of the students of medicine at Karari University. Second, regarding the students of medicine weakness in the productive medical vocabulary attention should be paid to the teaching of such vocabulary.

Keywords: Case Study, Learning strategies, SPSS programme., descriptive analytical method, medical vocabulary