ERIC Number: EJ354206
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Variations in FL Learning Motivation: Some Theoretical Considerations.
Laine, Eero J.
Journal of Applied Linguistics, n2 p60-63 1986
A review of current research regarding foreign language learning motivation considers development of the prevailing theory, integrative versus instrumental premises, neglected points of significance in previous research, inadequacies of the general model, and developmental aspects of learning motives. While such research has reached a sophisticated technical level, theoretical considerations have remained scarce. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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