Essay On Language Motivation

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CHAPTER I THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING Background of the Problem English language has a very significant role in communication especially if you’re living in a place which is not your place of origin. The knowledge and proficiency in it bridge the gap between our differences since it is the neutral language that almost every nationality in the world is knowledgeable about it. This is because it is taught in schools all over the world being it as the lingua franca in dealing with business internationally. The basic tenet of teaching English is to make every learner achieve proficiency. However, English language acquisition in Thailand is not getting much attention to most Thai learners. This view can be attested by the latest EF Proficiency…show more content…
Ergo, integrative motivated students show their interest in learning a foreign language to better understand the culture, tradition, and community of the people who speak that language that is why the effort and dedication to learn the target language are always present. Be that as it may, Dornyei and Clement (2000) concluded that integrative motivation is “the most powerful general component of language-related affective disposition, language choice, and level of effort that language learners intended to invest in the learning…show more content…
It can be said that learners who are instrumentally inclined in learning a foreign/second language want to learn/acquire it due to practical reasons like getting better salary, getting a bonus, getting into college, or getting a promotion. Hence, the driving force that fuels the learners’ motivation in view of instrumental motivation is the reward on their achievement. They believe that once they achieve the necessary skills, their effort or sacrifice will be rewarded in forms of monetary value or job
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