Language Learning Motivation in Japan

Language Learning Motivation in Japan

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This book synthesises current theory and research on L2 motivation in the EFL Japanese context carried out by internationally recognized researchers and upcoming researcher-educators working in various educational contexts in Japan. Topics covered include the issues of cultural identity, demotivation, language communities, positive psychology, possible L2 selves and internationalisation within a key EFL context. The studies in the book utilise a wide variety of research methodologies aiming to narrow the gap between theory and practice and examine L2 motivation in primary, secondary and tertiary education. This volume will be of interest to research/teacher professionals who are currently engaged in active ESL/EFL practice, EFL educators, researchers, and teacher-trainers both inside and outside Japan, who are interested in research on L2 motivation in general and within the Japanese context in particular, as well as graduate and postgraduate researchers.(2009) Foreign language activities. newcs/ youryou/eiyaku/1261037 Mortimore, P., ... motivation and affective variables in foreign language activities as related to annual hours of English instruction.

Title:Language Learning Motivation in Japan
Author:Matthew T. Apple, Dexter Da Silva
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 2013-09-27


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