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Motivational strategies in the language classroom

Motivational strategies in the language classroom

Author: Zoltán Dörnyei
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge language teaching library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"When trying to explain success or failure in second/foreign languages (L2) learning, the term 'motivation' is often used by teachers and students alike. Indeed, motivation is one of the key learner factors that determine the rate and success of L2 attainment: it provides the primary impetus to initiate learning the L2 and later the driving force to sustain the long and often tedious learning process. Without  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zoltán Dörnyei
ISBN: 0521790298 9780521790291 0521793777 9780521793773
OCLC Number: 47232652
Description: vii, 155 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Background knowledge --
2. Creating the basic motivational conditions --
3. Generating initial motivation --
4. Maintaining and protecting motivation --
5. Rounding off the learning experience: Encouraging positive self-evaluation --
Conclusion: Towards a motivation-sensitive teaching practice.
Series Title: Cambridge language teaching library.
Responsibility: Zoltán Dörnyei.


This book gives the teacher examples of strategies they can use to motivate language learners.  Read more...


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