Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume 12. Number1 March 2021 Pp.139-151
Motivation toward English Language Learning among Students of Different Fields of Study:
A Case of Iraqi University Students
Raed Latif Ugla
Department of English Language
Al-Yarmouk University College, Baaqubq, Diyala, Iraq
Received : 12/10/2020 Accepted: 1/11/2021 Published :3/24/2021
This study aims at identifying motivation toward English language learning among students ofdifferent fields of study. More specifically, it tries to identify the two types of motivation (integrative/ instrumental) among those students and also the preferred activities used by them. This study is qualitative and quantitative, which uses two types of instruments: a questionnaire and a semi-structured interview. In the survey, there are 150 responses collected from the participants who answered the questionnaire questions. In the interview, the researcher interviewed three participants. The results of this study show that the students of different fields of study were motivated instrumentally rather than integratively. Finally, the results also indicate that the participants identified different learning activities.
Keywords: Different fields of study, Iraqi students, learning English, motivation
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