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Potential Benefits of Enhance Motivation on English Language Learners’ Performance

Maram Sulaiman Asiri
Foreign Languages Department
The Faculty of Arts
Taif University, Saudi Arabia


Author: Maram Sulaiman Asiri
Thesis Title: Potential Benefits of Enhance Motivation on English Language Learners’ Performance
Institution: Department of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Arts, Taif University, Saudi Arabia
Degree: M.A
Subject: TESOL
Year of award:
Dr. Mohammed Alhuthali
Keywords: Motivation, Belongingness, Negative feedback, Translanguaging, Differentiation


 Motivation is a critical element in the teaching process. It makes students care more, attend more, put more effort, and pay more attention to what is going on. Essentially, they will learn more, making teaching them much easier and more enjoyable. In addition, motivation can significantly affect the educational experience and outcomes. Nonetheless, teachers can enhance or corrupt students’ motivation if they use improper methods in class. That is due to the fact that motivation is a fundamental human trait, as is adapting thinking to the domain-specific situations of education; what works outside the classroom may not work inside and vice versa. Furthermore, instilling motivation in students is difficult. They could be easily engaged, but how can learners be motivated to become better learners and fulfill their potential? Thus, this research aims to gain a better understanding of the critical role that teachers play in explaining why learners are motivated to learn. To help students explore information and new concepts in settings in which they feel competent and motivated. This could encourage teachers also to make decisions about the best methods to educate their students and how to put those methods into practice. Thirty-eight EFL English teachers at Taif University’s Faculty of Arts participated in this descriptive-analytical study, which concluded that teachers’ personality, attitude and way of speaking affected learners’ motivation.

Cite as:  AL-Asiri, M. S. (2023). Potential Benefits of Enhance Motivation on English Language Learners’ Performance. Department of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Arts, Taif University, Saudi Arabia, (M.A.Thesis). Retrieved from Arab World English Journal (ID Number: 294)  May 2023: 1-45.  DOI:


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Maram Sulaiman Asiri ,  she holds M.A. degree in TESOL. She currently works at the Foreign Languages Department, The Faculty of Arts , Taif University, Saudi Arabia.