A Metacognitive Strategy for Developing the Short-Term Memory Skills of Second Year Languages and Simultaneous Translation Students Al Azhar University
Al ShaimaaTwakalAbed El Bary, Mohammed Hassan Ibrahim
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.
Volume: Volume 24
Issues: Issue 10
Keywords: Metacognition, self-regulation, interpretation ,sight translation, short- term memory skills