Analysis of Learning Motivation in Foreign Language Acquisiton: How do non-English majors’ Motivation Impacts Learning Outcome
- Fang Huang, Yuhuan Wang
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- Fang Huang
Available Online December 2013.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.41How to use a DOI?
- foreign language acquisition, learning motivation
- Learning motivation has been a hot issue in the sphere of foreign language acquisition for years. Studies proved that motivational factors are critical to the achievement of language learning. In order to have a better understanding of students’ English learning motivation and how their motivation impact learning outcome, a survey is conducted among 100 non-English majors in Qingdao Agricultural University by using a self-designed questionnaire. The results show that 68% of the participants prefer instrumental motivation in English learning; students who prefer integrative and intrinsic motivation achieve better in CET-4 and CET-6. Based on the research findings, transforming students’ learning motivation and building a harmonious learning atmosphere are suggested so as to enhance students’ learning proficiency.
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TY - CONF AU - Fang Huang AU - Yuhuan Wang PY - 2013/12 DA - 2013/12 TI - Analysis of Learning Motivation in Foreign Language Acquisiton: How do non-English majors’ Motivation Impacts Learning Outcome BT - 2013 International Conference on the Modern Development of Humanities and Social Science PB - Atlantis Press SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.41 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/mdhss-13.2013.41 ID - Huang2013/12 ER -