A Metacognitive Strategy for Developing the Short-Term Memory Skills of Second Year Languages and Simultaneous Translation Students Al Azhar University

1Al ShaimaaTwakalAbed El Bary, Mohammed Hassan Ibrahim

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Abstract:

This study aimed to develop the short –term memory skills as a main skill in sight translation of second year languages and simultaneous translation students through using a metacognitive strategy. The current study was conducted during the second term of the academic year 2019 -2020 .The present study followed the pre-post, quasi- experimental – control group design. The researcher used two groups: quasi-experimental and control. A number of sixty second year from Languages and Simultaneous Translation students , Al AzharUniversty, Tafahna Al Ashraf ,Girls Branch, Al dakahlia Governorate, Egypt were the participants who were randomly divided equally into two groups. A sight translation skills test was used to measure second year students’ level before and after the treatment adopting a strategy based on metacognition. The results of the study showed that the metacognitive regulation strategy was effective in developing the sight translation skill (short-term memory) of second year students.

Keywords:

Metacognition, self-regulation, interpretation, sight translation, short- term memory skills

Paper Details
Month12
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 10
Pages6987-6993