Successful language learning in a corporate setting: The role of attribution theory and its relation to intrinsic and extrinsic motivation

@inproceedings{Klmn2015SuccessfulLL,
  title={Successful language learning in a corporate setting: The role of attribution theory and its relation to intrinsic and extrinsic motivation},
  author={Csaba K{\'a}lm{\'a}n and Esther Gutierrez Eugenio},
  year={2015}
}
Attribution theory (Weiner, 1985) and self-determination theory (Deci & Ryan, 1985) have been explored as contributors to L2 motivation (cf. Dörnyei, 2001) but have never been studied quantitatively in concert. In addition, students’ attributions for success in learning a foreign language have never been measured through the use of a questionnaire. The aim of this paper is therefore (a) to develop a questionnaire with reliable constructs that allows to measure adult learners’ attributions for… CONTINUE READING

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