Students’ Motivations In EFL: The Case Of Uib Students

Eldest, Yohealvien Himerlyn (2022) Students’ Motivations In EFL: The Case Of Uib Students. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Internasional Batam.

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In the modern world, English is the international language that people use to communicate and to fit into society. Motivation is an important aspect of successfully learning a language (Nguyen, 2019). This study was conducted to determine what motivates EFL students to learn English. Another purpose of this research is to find out how does the students motivations affect their efforts in learning English and in what way do their motivation affect the learning outputs, as well as to provide references to teachers or lecturers in increasing students' motivation in the learning process. This research is using qualitative method and was conducted by distributing questionnaires and doing interviews. The questionnaire will be distributed to English Education students randomly, and the interview will be conducted using Microsoft Teams. According to the result of questionnaire, it has been found that most of ELE UIB students study English to improve their English skills, to getting a good job, to increase their talents, to have a more topics of discussion with foreigners, to understand English movies, stories, and songs, and to travel conveniently. Based on the results of the interview, motivation greatly affects their efforts in learning. The student’s goals and motivation in learning English affect their learning progress in a way that make them excel more in English. For example, there are student whose the motivation is to take FLTA programs and to reach the goals she put more effort in speaking with foreigners. Another example from student with low motivation, they tend to put less effort in learning English because she feels that English won’t be used in her future life. Keywords: Motivation, EFL, Integrative, Instrumental, Intrinsic, Extrinsic, Goals in learning English

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: School of Education > English Education
Depositing User: Rio Gusma Hendra
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2022 04:19
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2022 04:19

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