A Study on Students' Instrumental Motivation for English Learning in Chinese Universities
Available Online August 2016.
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- instrumental motivation, English learning, enhancing methodology
- Learner's motivation is a focus and discussed by many researchers from various perspectives in language learning and teaching. College students' English learning motivation is one of these research subjects. It has great impact on the frequency of using learning strategies, the acceptance of second language input, the interaction with the native speakers, the setting of goals and the learner's determination of learning a foreign language. Based on Gardner's motivation dichotomy, this thesis adopts quantitative approach to study students' instrumental motivation for English learning in Chinese universities. This study is done for the following purposes: firstly, to identify students' instrumental motivation, and then to accordingly provide some helpful suggestions on how to enhance their English learning.
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TY - CONF AU - Dongmei Wang PY - 2016/08 DA - 2016/08 TI - A Study on Students' Instrumental Motivation for English Learning in Chinese Universities BT - 2016 International Conference on Education, E-learning and Management Technology PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceemt-16.2016.27 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceemt-16.2016.27 ID - Wang2016/08 ER -