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L3 Motivation


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Title: L3 Motivation
Authors: Henry, Alastair
E-mail: al.henry@hv.se
Issue Date: 1-Mar-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Education and Special Education ; Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik
Parts of work: Young learners and multilingualism: A study of learner attitudes before and after the introduction of a second foreign language to the curriculum
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Gender differences in compulsory school pupils’ L2 self-concepts: A longitudinal study
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Contexts of possibility in simultaneous language learning: using the L2 Motivational Self System to assess the impact of global English
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Examining the impact of L2 English on L3 selves: A case study
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Date of Defence: 2012-03-16
Disputation: Friday 16 March 2012, 10.00 am Stukátsalen, Department of Education
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
319
Keywords: foreign languages
motivation
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis was to study secondary school students’ motivation to learn a second foreign language in addition to English. In addition to the empirical investigation of L3 motivation over a program of study and the testing of the widely-held assumption that L2 English impacts negatively on L3 motivation, the aim was also to contribute to the conceptual development of self-based motivation theory by examining the evolution and development of language-speaking/using selves, and by ad... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-719-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28132
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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