Motivation in English learning: A Case Study on Language and Literature Students
Valantino Pamolango, Adam Trisakti Perwira Alamsyah
Available Online August 2017.
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- English learning; motivation; and orientation
- This research reports the orientations that become the foundations of students' motivation in learning English and their attitude toward courses and their lecturers. The method used is a survey by randomly asking the students at English Department of University of 17 Agustus 1945 (UNTAG) Surabaya to fill out a questionnaire adapted from Attitude Motivation Test Battery (AMTB) designed by R. C. Gardner. This study aimed to uncover the students' orientations in learning English and to see their attitude towards courses and their lecturers. The result shows that out of 60 returned questionnaire, 43 students appear to have not only integrative but also instrumental orientations, 43 students responded positively towards course instructors and 6 of them responded negatively. As for the attitude toward courses, 43 students show positive response while 6 of them seem to have negative one.
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TY - CONF AU - Valantino Pamolango AU - Adam Trisakti Perwira Alamsyah PY - 2017/08 DA - 2017/08 TI - Motivation in English learning: A Case Study on Language and Literature Students BT - International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICONELT 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 25 EP - 28 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.6 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.6 ID - Pamolango2017/08 ER -