Does Binary Classification of Motivation Carry Weight (Note 1)
作者: Donghong LiuZhu Shen
刊名: Studies in English Language Teaching, 2016, Vol.4 (2)
来源数据库: Scholink
DOI: 10.22158/selt.v4n2p253
原始语种摘要: With the population of postgraduates increasing in China, their academic study has attracted the attention of second language acquisition researchers. But the research into postgraduates’ motivation and autonomy is unfortunately scarce. This study explores the relationship between learning motivation and learner autonomy among English-major postgraduates based on the questionnaire administered to 117 participants. In view of the complicatedness of the postgraduates’ academic study, both intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivations were further divided into two types. The results show that: 1) four types of motivation differ significantly and the strongest is motivation for job; 2) although each type of motivation positively correlates with the perceived autonomy, yet only type of...
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  • autonomy 独立性
  • motivation 动机
  • extrinsic 非本征
  • learner 学习者
  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • second 
  • acquisition 捕获
  • language 语言
  • unfortunately 不幸地
  • intrinsic 内倌