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1. To establish that teachers not only teach
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needs.
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THE IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION IN THE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN STUDENTS OF III CYCLE OF LA SUIZA HIGH ...
THE IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION IN THE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN STUDENTS OF III CYCLE OF LA SUIZA HIGH ...
THE IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION IN THE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN STUDENTS OF III CYCLE OF LA SUIZA HIGH ...
THE IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION IN THE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN STUDENTS OF III CYCLE OF LA SUIZA HIGH ...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION IN THE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN STUDENTS OF III CYCLE OF LA SUIZA HIGH SCHOOL

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THE IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION IN THE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE IN STUDENTS OF III CYCLE OF LA SUIZA HIGH SCHOOL

  1. 1. It was founded on March 9th, There were 85 students, 12 teachers and a principal. It started as a regular high school but in 1992 became on Tehcnical High School. Specialities: Tourism, Agro-ecology, Agriculture, Computer Science and Agribusiness.
  2. 2. There are 81 teachers and 17 professionals on administration. There are 1052 students divided into 36 groups.  Infrastracture.
  3. 3. It is located downtown La Suiza, Turrialba. Turrialba represents 52% of Cartago.
  4. 4. 1. To identify the different factors which interfere in the students` acquisition of a second language. 2. To provide strategies or suggestions for teachers of La Suiza High School to motivate students.
  5. 5. 1. To establish that teachers not only teach English but also take into account the students` needs. 2. To identify how the communicative approach can influence the motivation process into the classroom. 3. To provide strategies or suggestions for teachers of La Suiza high school to motivate students.
  6. 6. Which are the factors that influence the English learning process in La Suiza High School? How can teachers motivate students who are tired of traveling long distances every day? Are the teachers well prepared to teach English in a successful way regarding the language and techniques?
  7. 7. is the need or reason for doing something; a feeling of interest in doing something . Oxford American Wordpower Dictionary  to provide with, or affect as, a motive; incite motivation . Webster’s New World Dictionary 
  8. 8. INTRINSIC MOTIVATION EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION
  9. 9. Intrinsic motivation derives from an inherent interest in the learning tasks. It comes from the pleasure one gets from the task itself or from the sense of satisfaction in completing or even working on a task.
  10. 10. Extrinsic motivation refers to the external influences that affect the strength of learner’s motivation such as that which comes from teachers and parents.
  11. 11. Satisfying students` needs. Having students participating. Caring about students as human beings. Having interesting activities. Using positive emotions in the classroom.
  12. 12. #1 little worthy 8% worthy 24% totally worthy 44% very worthy 24%
  13. 13. Worth Little Worthy Percentage 8% Worthy 24% Very Worthy 24% Totally Worthy 44% Total 100%
  14. 14. #2 little motivated 8% totally motivated 40% motivated 40% very motivated 12%
  15. 15. Worth Little Motivated Percentage 8% Motivated 40% Very Motivated 12% Totally Motivated Total 40% 100%
  16. 16. #3 conversations in groups 12% use of the dictionary 12% active classes 32% music and books 20% games 24%
  17. 17. Worth Active Classes Percentage 32% Games 24% Music and Books 20% Use of the Dictionary Conversations in Groups Total 12% 12% 100%
  18. 18. #4 teachers’ personality 8% teachers’ explanation 16% many continue lessons (conversational English) 32% teachers’ methodology 20% boring lessons 24%
  19. 19. Worth Many Continue Lessons Boring Lessons Percentage 32% Teachers’ Methodology Teachers’ Explanation 20% Teachers’ Personality 8% Total 100% 24% 16%
  20. 20. Make it relevant to students. Divide the conversational English Workshops `schedule in sessions of two hours. Motivate students extrinsically by showing them the importance of English aroud the world. Teacher students. must provide a possitive feedback to
  21. 21. Use technological tools in the classroom in order to get better results. Both teachers and students must have a possitive aptitude during the language classes. Use students` likes for learning the target language. More training for teachers.
  22. 22. Students feel motivated about learning at La Suiza High School. In fact, an important amount of them believe that adquiring english as a second language will really help them in their lives. Students feel that the schedule for conversational english workshops is very tired because they recieved four continous hours.
  23. 23. Students like funny, interesting and interacting lessons. Because of that it is important to share these results with the teachers of the high school. Finally, teachers feedback affects in a possitive or negative way the students learning process. 

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