The Importance Of Social Psychology In Second Language Learning

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“Teachers with needs to interact with others, both aggressively and affiliatively tend to have controlled, goal directed classes. Students in these classes may feel less personal intimacy with one another because the teacher may monopolize the effective interaction of the groups” (Walgber, 1968). ''The performance and presentation of a number of learners in the context of second or foreign language learning are improved and superior to others. The reason is that they are better motivated.'' (Cook, 2000) . Ellis (1994) says that ''motivation is “the effort which learners put into learning an L2 as a result of their need or desire to learn it.'' (p. 715). Ellis (1994) observes that “language teachers readily acknowledge the importance of…show more content…
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