Motivation and emotion/Book/2017/Multilingual motivation

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Multilingual motivation:
What motivates learning more than one language?
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Overview[edit | edit source]

  • What is the problem?
  • How can specific motivation and/or emotion theories and research help?

Learning outcomes:

On completion of this book chapter, the below points should be achieved:

  • An explanation of the issue of what motivates learning more than one language to be solved within the book chapter.
  • In-depth look into theory around what motivates learning more than one language.
  • How theory interacts within research.
  • case studies that use theory within the book chapters theme.
  • how does research apply to what motivates learning more than one language.
  • Correct written expression using APA style.

What is motivation?[edit | edit source]

Figure 2. Motivation.

Definition of motivation[edit | edit source]

(definition of motivation)

Motivation theories[edit | edit source]

(What motivations are there for learning more than one language)

Examples of motivation theories in research[edit | edit source]

(what examples can be found where motivation theory is or has been applied to learning more than one language)

Main motivators that people use to learn more than one language[edit | edit source]

(theory and research blend together to help explain how real life situations motivate)

Motivation and language?[edit | edit source]

Why is language important[edit | edit source]

(small paragraph of why and how language is important to help link why we should motivate our selves to learn another language)

Benefits of knowing another language[edit | edit source]

(What are the benefits of learning another language, this will help the reader become inclined to keep reading along with the potential to motivate the reader to go out and learn a language)

Motivation to start learning another language[edit | edit source]

(using what motivation theory has taught us what can we do to begin the journey of learning another language, how do different theories and research impact the beginning of the journey.)

Using motivation to continue learning another language[edit | edit source]

(what can we do to ensure that motivation doesn't falter, along with a small explanation of why some lose motivation in learning another language and stop learning. maybe a paragraph about if motivation theory changes with pro-longed periods of time, and how we can adapt to survive our motivation so it stays just as strong as it once was?)

Outcome of learning another language?[edit | edit source]

Figure 2. World flag map.

What did we learn along the journey to another language?[edit | edit source]

(what are the experiences that the majority of people experience, what are the key things or points that are learnt about motivation and learning another language)

What happens once we learn another language?[edit | edit source]

(What can we do with our new language, link back to the benefits of learning another language)

Will our life change?[edit | edit source]

(what changes for those that have learnt another language, think back to motivation along with the benefits of learning another language)

What do we do now?[edit | edit source]

(What do we do now having been armed with the knowledge of how motivation affects and helps learning another language, what can the reader do after reading this chapter)

Quiz[edit | edit source]

  • Quiz questions will be added just before the conclusion/chapter summary so as to boost retention of what the reader has learnt.
  • Below are just examples

1 What are the theories about motivation that are mentioned in this book chapter?


2 What is the main theory that is used in this book chapter


Chapter summary[edit | edit source]

  • A summary of what the author has tried to enable the reader to learn (but in a condensed form)

See also[edit | edit source]

This section consists of internal (wiki) links to relevant:

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References[edit | edit source]

At the moment there are no references but as research happens and the wiki book chapter is edited I will keep the references updated so as to prevent plagiarism and prevent copy right infringement.

  • APA style references with a hanging indent go in this section.
  • Important elements include Author surname, initials with full stops and spaces, year of publication, title in lower case except first letter and proper names, journal title in italics, volume number in italics, page numbers, dois, and hanging indent.
  • Common mistakes include citing sources that weren't consulted, incorrect capitalisation, including the issue number, and providing the retrieved from date for online material (this is no longer part of APA style).

For example:

Blair, R. J. R. (2004). The roles of orbital frontal cortex in the modulation of antisocial behavior. Brain and Cognition, 55, 198-208.

Buckholtz, J. W., & Meyer-Lindenberg, A. (2008). MAOA and the neurogenetic architecture of human aggression. Trends in Neurosciences, 31, 120-129.

Eckardt, M., File, S., Gessa, G., Grant, K., Guerri, C., Hoffman, P., & Tabakoff, B. (1998). Effects of moderate alcohol consumption on the central nervous system. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, 22, 998-1040. doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.1998.tb03695.x

External links[edit | edit source]

  • A judiciously selected few links to important other resources about this topic
  • Present in alphabetical order

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