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The Psychology of the Language Learner: Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition
Contents: Preface. Introduction: Definition, Brief History, and Taxonomy of Individual Differences. Personality, Temperament, and Mood. Language Aptitude. Motivation and "Self-Motivation." LearningExpand
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Motivation and Motivating in the Foreign Language Classroom
of research that investigates the nature and role of motivation in the L2 learning process. Much of this research has been initiated and inspired by two Canadian psychologists, Robert Gardner andExpand
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Teaching and Researching Motivation
General Editors' Preface Acknowledgements Introduction to the Second Edition Section I: What is motivation? 1 Exploring motivation: Changing perspectives 1.1 The complexity of motivation 1.2 TheExpand
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Research methods in applied linguistics : quantitative,qualitative, and mixed methodologies
This is a very practical and accessible book that offers a comprehensive overview of research methodology in applied linguistics by describing the various stages of qualitative and quantitative investigations, from collecting data to reporting the results. Expand
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2. The L2 Motivational Self System
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Conceptualizing Willingness to Communicate in a L2: A Situational Model of L2 Confidence and Affiliation
Why do some students seek, while others avoid, second language (L2) communication? Many language teachers have encountered students high in linguistic competence who are unwilling to use their L2 forExpand
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Motivation in second and foreign language learning
Zolt n Dornyei Language Teaching / Volume 31 / Issue 03 / July 1998, pp 117 ­ 135 DOI: 10.1017/S026144480001315X, Published online: 12 June 2009 Link to this article:Expand
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Research Methods in Applied Linguistics, de Z. Dörnyei
Dornyei, Zoltan (2007) Research Methods in Applied Linguistics Oxford: Oxford University Press ISBN-13: 978-0-19-442258-1 336 paginas Edicion en ingles
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Attitudes, Orientations, and Motivations in Language Learning: Advances in Theory, Research, and Applications
* Attitudes, Orientations, and Motivations in Language Learning: Advances in Theory, Research, and Applications: Zoltan Dornyei. * Why Are You Learning a Second Language? Motivational OrientationsExpand
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On the Teachability of Communication Strategies
Because a significant proportion of real-life L2 communication is problematic, L2 learners might benefit from instruction on how to cope with performance problems. Such instruction could include theExpand
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