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Motivation to Speak English: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective.

  title={Motivation to Speak English: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective.},
  author={Ali Dincer and Savaş Yeşilyurt},
Based on a modern motivation theory of learning, self-determination theory (SDT), this study aimed to investigate the relationships between English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ motivation to speak, autonomous regulation, autonomy support from teachers, and classroom engagement, with both quantitative and qualitative approaches. The participants of the study were EFL learners from a state university in Turkey. One hundred forty-two undergraduates responded to a questionnaire about the… Expand

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