Term: Motivation

Definition:

The factors that make up someone's desire to learn a language are their motivation. Instrumental motivation is learning to achieve specific goals like passing exams or getting jobs. Integrative motivation is wanting to learn a language to communicate with speakers of that language- someone who has moved to an English-speaking country may be motivated in this way.

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Grammar Topic:  Learning and Teaching

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