Motivation In Second Language Acquisition; Primary Schools of Tanzania

Authors

  • Ibrahimu Kadau Muslim University of Morogoro, United Republic of Tanzania

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.59110/edutrend.294

Keywords:

Motivation, Second Language Acquisition, Tanzania

Abstract

Motivation is among the leading predictors of second language learning. This study investigated the influence of motivation on second language (English) acquisition in primary school students. The study used a qualitative research approach, with case study design as the strategy. The researcher employed purposive sampling to conduct interviews with three primary school English language teachers. Besides, documentary reviews were used to collect suitable data for the study. The findings indicated that motivation is a paramount factor for Second language acquisition (SLA), however, cultivation of motivation to primary school students is a hindrance to most teachers as capacity to use varied experience, student’s efforts, and the learning environment obscuring cultivation of effective motivation. In conclusion, for effective SLA, teachers should develop their skills at fostering motivation to SL learners.

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Published

2024-01-20

How to Cite

Kadau, I. (2024). Motivation In Second Language Acquisition; Primary Schools of Tanzania. EDUTREND: Journal of Emerging Issues and Trends in Education, 1(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.59110/edutrend.294
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