Corpus ID: 163160669

Chapter 2 The L 2 Motivational Self System

@inproceedings{Drnyei2008Chapter2T,
  title={Chapter 2 The L 2 Motivational Self System},
  author={Z. D{\"o}rnyei},
  year={2008}
}
In 2005, I outlined the basis of a new approach to conceptualising second language (L2) learning motivation within a ‘self’ framework (Dörnyei, 2005), calling the new theory the ‘L2 Motivational Self System’. The purpose of this chapter is to provide a detailed theoretical description of this construct and to show its foundations and the ways by which I believe it broadens the scope of L2 motivation research. As part of an extended validity argument, I will refer to several empirical studies… Expand
43 Citations

Figures from this paper

- 329-Ideal L 2 Selves of Japanese English Learners at Different Motivational Level
  • 1
  • Highly Influenced
  • PDF
Reconceptualizing the language motivation of Timorese ELLs in the Philippines
  • 4
  • Highly Influenced
  • PDF
A Reappraisal of Ushioda's Approach to L2 Motivation in the Japanese Context
  • Highly Influenced
  • PDF
The Rise and Fall of Directed Motivational Currents: A Case Study
  • 8
Language learning motivation and CLIL: is there a connection?
  • 42
  • PDF
Individual Differences and L2 Motivation: The case of EFL Learners
  • 2
  • Highly Influenced
  • PDF
When Learning English is Compulsory at School: Fluctuations in L2 Motivational Self System
  • 6
  • Highly Influenced
  • PDF
A Survey of Private Japanese University Students’ Attitudes Towards English Education
  • Highly Influenced
Motivation and the L2 Self: A Case Study of English Secondary Learners in Multilingual Mauritius
  • 1
  • Highly Influenced
  • PDF
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 80 REFERENCES
Expanding the Motivation Construct in Language Learning
  • 639
A Model of Future-Oriented Motivation and Self-Regulation
  • 329
  • PDF
Language Motivation in a Reconfigured Europe: Access, Identity, Autonomy
  • 152
  • PDF
Understanding L2 Motivation: On with the Challenge!
  • 283
Teaching and Researching Motivation
  • 1,578
Possible Selves
  • 2,563
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Integrative Motivation in a Globalizing World.
  • 434
  • PDF
Integrativeness: untenable for world Englishes learners?
  • 122
  • Highly Influential
Future orientation in the self-system: possible selves, self-regulation, and behavior.
  • 226
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
...
1
2
3
4
5
...