OUTLINE<br />OBJECTIVE: To present, analyze and discuss some important points about motivation.<br />At the end of this presentation attendants will have in mind:<br />A concept of motivation<br />To difference the orientations of motivation<br />To identify the aspects of learning motivation<br />To have in mind different ways to maintain motivation in the classroom.<br />
WHAT IS MOTIVATION??<br /><ul><li>Motivation is the reason for somebody’s action; cause somebody’s act in a particular way; inspire. ( Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary).
Motivation is the thoughts and feelings that make us want to do something, continue to want to do it and turn our wishes into action. (Spratt Mary, Pulverness Alan, Williams Melanie; the TKT course).</li></li></ul><li>Whatdo you think are thekeywordsthat describe motivation??<br /><ul><li>Goal
Howwould you promote a balance betweenextrinsic and Intrinsicrewards?</li></li></ul><li>INFLUENCES ON MOTIVATION<br />A Learner autonomy<br /> B Interest in the lesson<br /> C Interest in the target culture<br /> D The usefulness of learning the language<br /> E Personalization<br /> F Goal-setting<br /> G Support from others<br />H Self-confidence<br /> <br />
TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR MOTIVATING LEARNERS.<br />Set a personal examplewithyourownbehavior<br />Create a pleasant, relaxedatmosphere in theclassroom<br />Presentthetaskproperly<br />Develop a goodrelashionshipwithlearners<br />Increasethelearnersling[uisticselfconfidence<br />Makethelanguageclassesinteresting<br />Promotelearnerauthonomy<br />Personalizthelearnerprocess<br />Increasethelearners’ goalorientedness<br />Familiarizelearnerswiththe target languageANSWERS.docx<br />
WAYS OF MOTIVATING STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM<br />Pairwork<br />Theseating<br />Error correction<br />Roleplays<br />Usingrealia, flashcards, stories and songs.<br />Using audiovisual material<br />Makingtasksaccordingtotheirage and needs<br />Makingtaskschallenging<br />Using L1<br />