THE REASONS OF LACK OF MOTIVATION FROM THE STUDENTS’ AND TEACHERS’ VOICES
THE REASONS OF LACK OF MOTIVATION FROM THE STUDENTS’ AND TEACHERS’ VOICES

Author : Gökçe DİŞLEN DAĞGÖL
Number of pages : 35-45

Abstract

Motivation has been centre of attention among teachers throughout the years because it constitutes the backbone of learning process. Learning is a complicated and dynamic process, and learning in real sense gets completed through motivation. Since will to learn builds one of the basic elements of learning, students take an important step on the road to learning through motivation. However, students may sometimes lose their willingness and interest towards lesson, which puts a major barrier in front of effective language learning. Therefore, this study is concerned with lack of motivation. To begin with, this study explores the reasons of disinterest students display towards language-learning. Next, it dwells upon the ways of promoting motivation of the students showing reluctance against foreign language learning. The teachers and students in a high school were the participants of this study. The data were collected through classroom observation, interview with teachers and questionna

Keywords

Key Words: lack of motivation, foreign language learning, promoting motivation

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