International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Motivational Strategies in Teaching English as Foreign Language--------Applying Motivation plan in TEFL
Fu Xiao

What motivational strategies can we find using to create the learning conditions to build and maintain the motivation in foreign language learning? This paper’s purpose is discussing motivational strategies in teaching English as foreign language (TEFL) and incorporating motivational strategies into motivation plan. In introduction, we’ll talk about how motivation is important in foreign language and why we need a motivation plan. Then, we do an overview about motivation in foreign language; specify the motivational strategies as well. In the overview, we also define the main types of motivational strategies in TEFL. Based on these theories and Wlodkowski’s learner’s motivation circle, which separate the learning sequence into beginning phase, during phase and ending phase, in each phase, we set objectives in details and design different strategies to motivate students to learn English. I’ll apply the motivation plan when I do practice and because the words in paper are limited, I couldn’t describe all the motivational strategies that I incorporated. Anyhow, I introduce the main motivational strategies in foreign language; specify the learning activities and teachers behaviours as well. Finally, I hope this paper that can be a guild to improving my instruction and increasing learners’ achievement.

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