The Identification of Demotivators in English Speaking Skill among Iranian EFL Learners

سال انتشار: 1396
نوع سند: مقاله کنفرانسی
زبان: انگلیسی
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تاریخ نمایه سازی: 29 فروردین 1397

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Demotivation, as the diminution or decreasing the degree of motivation and it drives from an external trigger before it becomes an internalized process so motivation is assumed to exist before undergoing subsequent decrease(Dörnyei, 2001), and demotivating factors have been defined and studied as influential factors in the process of language learning. In line with other researches, this study aimed at investigating the main demotivating factors among Iranian EFL at intermediate learners’ speaking ability. To achieve this goal, a sample of 100 Iranian EFL learners at two private language institutes studying English was recruited. To gather data, the researchersapplied a PET test, and a demotivation questionnaire in English. Repeated Measure ANOVA revealed thatcourse books, inadequate school facilities, experience of failure,non-communicative method, teacher’s competence and teaching styles, characteristic of classes, and lack of interest among Iranian EFL students as demotivating factors. The hope is that the findings of the current study help language teachers promote motivating factors and avoid demotivating ones among the EFL learners

کلیدواژه ها:

EFL Learners ، EFL learners in university ، EFL Learners in Language Institutes ، Demotivation


Roohollah Maleki

Shahid Sattari Aeronautical University of Science and Technology

Ali Hallajzadeh

Department Faculty of Persian Literature and Foreign Languages, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen Branch, Iran

Elaheh Touti

Islamic Azad University, South Tehran Branch