The Role of Motivation in Second Language Acquisition: A review
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- Motivation; Second language acquisition; theories
This article reviews the role of motivation in second language acquisition. It’s well established that motivation is one of the factors affecting learners in learning a second language. By explaining motivation and varying aspects of motivation including attitudes, goals, environment, and other variables, the theories of how motivation affects second language acquisition, Gardner’s motivation theory, Socio-Educational Model, and the Process-oriented Model, have demonstrated the significant role of motivation in second language acquisition. Additionally, this article explores the consideration of current studies and data on the role of motivation in second language acquisition. The Attitude/Motivation Test Battery, Integrative Motivation Study, and Socio Educational Study: Turkey context, presenting the results that learners who have positive motivation are more successful in learning a second language than those who don’t have a positive motivation, and indicating the importance of motivation second language acquisition in current days.
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TY - CONF AU - Jingyi Ai AU - Yujie Pan AU - Wenjia Zhong PY - 2021 DA - 2021/11/29 TI - The Role of Motivation in Second Language Acquisition: A review BT - Proceedings of the 2021 3rd International Conference on Literature, Art and Human Development (ICLAHD 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 623 EP - 627 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211120.115 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211120.115 ID - Ai2021 ER -