CORRELATION BETWEEN MOTIVATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AND L2 LEARNING STRATEGIES: A CASE STUDY OF GRADUATE EFL STUDENTS IN PAKISTAN

Authors

  • A. Abdul Aziz Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and IT Rahim Yar Khan
  • M. U. Hassan Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and IT Rahim Yar Khan
  • H. Dzakiria Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Q. Mahmood Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • M. I. Chani COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Vehari Campus

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v10i2s.76

Keywords:

motivation, learning strategies, speakers, achievement, students, graduate

Abstract

L2 learners use various strategies to get success through motivational achievement, which is cognitive mediator variable between motivation and motivational behavior. It impacts learners’ strategies use. This study reveals motivational impacts on strategy use in typical learning styles and impact of various levels of motivations on students. Findings of this study reveal that compensation and meta-cognitive strategies are used more frequently than cognitive and affective. Besides, three strategies “using multiple wordsâ€, “involving in L2 speaking†and “listening native speakers are less in use. Relationship between motivation and strategy use leads to success and significantly correlated to other L2 learning strategies. Besides, motivational failure has negative impact without significantly correlated to other strategies and motivation and motive to get success have positive correlation.

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Published

2018-05-31

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Research Articles