Lecture Notes in Education
Psychology and Public Media

Research on Motivation-based Second Language Teaching Strategies

Author

Chenyu Yu * 1

1 School of Asian Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University

Corresponding Author

Chenyu Yu

Keywords

achievement motivation, second language teaching strategies, learning strategies, motivation

Abstract

Motivation, especially achievement motivation, is an important intrinsic factor that affects the outcome of learners' second language learning. Starting with an introduction oftheories of motivation and achievement motivation, this paper reviews research findings on the relationship between motivation (including achievement motivation) and learning strategies. Based on the positive collaborative mechanism between motivation (including achievement motivation) and learning strategies, the paper aims to provide insights for teachers' second language teaching: during the process of teaching, teachers should take measures to appropriately increase students' motivation levels and help them make good use of learning strategies. Meanwhile, teachers are supposed to provide timely and appropriate guidance and feedback to students.

Citation

Chenyu Yu. Research on Motivation-based Second Language Teaching Strategies. LNEP (2021) LNEP ICEIPI 2021: 146-151. DOI: 10.54254/lnep.iceipi.2021188.

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