Motivations and expectations of English language learning among primary school children and parents in China

This research studied attitudes, perceptions and motivations of Chinese primary school pupils.

Lixian Jin, Changsheng Jiang, Jie Zhang, Yuan Yuan, Xiaohua and Qun Xie 

This paper investigates attitudes, perceptions and motivations of Chinese primary school pupils and their parents towards the learning of English through both quantitative and qualitative methods, particularly using elicited metaphor analysis. The findings offer insights into these English learners and their parents, with wider implications for English teaching practice for young learners.

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Submitted by Nourddine baziz on Wed, 05/30/2018 - 04:24


we all understand the importane of motivation in the process of L2 learning. To me, Motivation is a key factor that determines the rate and success of the second language learning and attainment.

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