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The discursive construction of second language learners" motivation

Mingyue Gu

The discursive construction of second language learners" motivation

a multi-level perspective

by Mingyue Gu

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Published by Peter Lang in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Second language acquisition,
  • Motivation in education,
  • Languages, Modern -- Study and teaching,
  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching,
  • Learning, Psychology of,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMingyue Gu.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP118.2 .G82 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24002016M
    ISBN 109783034300636
    LC Control Number2009032645

    A person's second language, or L2, is a language that is not the native language (first language or L1) of the speaker, but is learned later (usually as a foreign language, but it can be another language used in the speaker's home country).For example, there are two official languages of Canada (English and French) and some people use both.. A speaker's dominant language, which is the language. Motivational Nonsense. Ina Disguise | Self-Improvement. Rating: The history of public speaking in America is long and chequered. Ina has had a lifelong interest in the world of the motivational speaker and many years of reading self help books as comedy relief from a varied and often difficult life.

    Discursive Approaches to Language Policy Elisabeth Barakos, Johann W. Unger (eds.) This book brings together the fields of language policy and discourse studies from a multidisciplinary theoretical, methodological and empirical perspective. The chapters in this volume are written by international scholars active in the field of language policy. Is there an optimal age for second language acquisition?Everybody agrees that age is a crucial factor in language learning. However to which extent age is an important factor still remains an open question. A plethora of elements can influence language learning: biological factors, mother tongue, intelligence, learning surroundings, emotions, motivation and last but not least: the age factor.

    situations in learning language include a mixture of each type of motivation. It is impossible to attribute language learning success to certain integrative or instrumental causes. It is stated that the significance of integrative and instrumental motivation depends on situations or contexts whether learning language functions as a foreign language. As a language-learner, you can tie his theory to the importance of motivation behind language-learning. The more motivated you are, the more you want to learn a language, the more likely you are to succeed. 7. Krashen and the Monitor Model (Input Hypothesis).


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However, there appears to be insufficient research into how language learners’ discourses mediate the construction of their learning/motivation. This paper investigated the discursive construction of two English language learners’ motivation in a comprehensive university in the People’s Republic of by: Get this from a library.

The discursive construction of second language learners' motivation: a multi-level perspective. [Mingyue Gu]. Download Citation | College English learners’ discursive motivation construction in China | There are abundant studies of second/foreign language learning motivation.

However, there appears to. Investigating the discursive construction of EFL learners’ motivation is a relatively new area of inquiry. Hence, there is a dearth of research into how foreign language learners’ discourse. Free Online Library: Towards discursive social psychology of second language learning: the case of motivation.

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discursive construction of interactive learning through collaborative writing practice. dynamics and motivation. The Modern Language Journal. 81(iv). and this has been confirmed. Towards Discursive Social Psychology of Second Language Learning: The Case of Motivation A major objective in this kind of research has been the construction of models of the learner-internal and -external factors in play in L2 learning, the testing of hypotheses generated with the help of such a model in the form of test batteries, and the.

Discursive worlds of the language learner: a narrative analysis the self and the context in forming language learning motivation. In addition, the findings indicate that the L2MSS framework. Considering language learning and teaching as discursive practice thus emphasizes the relationship between these activities and the social values of learners and teachers, and how learning or.

Motivation in second language learning was defined by Gardner () as “referring to the extent to which the individual works or strives to learn the language because of a desire to do so and satisfaction experienced in this activity” (10).

Motivation is not a simple concept to explain. Motivated second language learners exhibit many other. This study investigates developmental aspects of English Argument Structure Constructions (ASCs) for Korean-speaking second language (L2) learners, providing evidence of how they manifest human domain-general cognitive systems during language acquisition via usage-based constructional approaches to language development.

While course books aimed at young learners are appearing on the market, there is scant theoretical reference in the teacher education literature.

Teaching Languages to Young Learners is one of the few to develop readers' understanding of what happens in classrooms where children are being taught a foreign language. The Journal of Second Language Writing is devoted to publishing theoretically grounded reports of research and discussions that represent a significant contribution to current understandings of central issues in second and foreign language writing and writing instruction.

Some areas of interest are personal characteristics and attitudes of L2. Dornyei Questionnaires in Second Language Research: Construction, Administration, and Processing Of Related Interest Gass/Sorace/Selinker Second Language Learning Data Analysis, Second Edition Gass/Selinker Second Language Acquisition: An Introductory Course, Second section of a book on motivation (Dornyei, ), and thanks to the.

A significant construct in language learning research, identity is defined as "how a person understands his or her relationship to the world, how that relationship is structured across time and space, and how the person understands possibilities for the future".

Recognizing language as a social practice, identity highlights how language constructs and is constructed by a variety of relationships.

10 Classic Children’s Books for English Learners. These books are ordered from easiest to more difficult. “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown “Goodnight Moon” doesn’t really have much of a story.

The book is just a description of certain things like kittens, a mouse and a quiet old lady. favoured classroom instruction for the second language acquisition (James, ).

There are so many factors affect the process of learning a second language, including attitude, self-confidence, motivation, duration of exposure to the language, classroom conditions, environment, family background, and availability of competent. Introduction.

1 When Norton published her essay, “Social identity, investment, and language learning” (Norton Peirce, ), it marked a watershed moment in the field of applied linguistics, integral to the sociocultural turn in language education (Block, ).

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classrooms in the s, accounting for more than 70 percent of teacher-initiated interactions (Griffin and Humphrey,Mehan et al., ).In an early example of a study blending ethnography and critical discourse analysis, Griffin and Humphrey (, p.

This book examines the language of public inquiries to reveal how blame is assigned, avoided, negotiated and discussed in this quasi-legal setting. In doing so, the author adds a much-needed linguistic perspective to the study of blame - previously the reserve of moral philosophers, sociologists and psychologists - at a time when public.English Language Learners A Policy Research Brief The James R.

Squire Office for Policy Research Continued on page 6 of the challenges and benefits that ELLs experience when learning a second language can enable teachers to be more effective. These challenges include: understanding implicit.Kalaja, P.

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