Using Group Work for Improving the First Year Non-English Major Students Speaking Skill at Dong Nai Technology University

First year non-English major, group work, speaking skill


March 31, 2023


This article aims to offer solutions to improve speaking skills for English majors at Dong Nai Technology University through the application of group work activities. The main research method of the paper is the survey method. The corpus was collected from 50 first-year non-English major students at Dong Nai Technology University. Research results show that group activities have been used quite often in speaking lessons, however, the effectiveness is not high due to a number of influencing factors such as learners' interests, and desires, The teacher's strategies have not met the students' expectations. Since then, the article proposes some solutions to improve the learning of speaking skills for non-English major students through group work at Dong Nai University.