Best Motivations in second and foreign language learning or how to boost it

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Best Motivations in second and foreign language learning or how to boost it

Postby Jean-Luc » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:57 am

I am trying to complete a list of all possible motivations to boost foreign language learning. Any ideas?

An EU publication https://publications.europa.eu/en/publi ... 87b795fe80

My list (in French) https://labdeslangues.blog/2016/05/25/m ... cest-quoi/
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Re: Best Motivations in second and foreign language learning or how to boost it

Postby sporedandroid » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:20 pm

I simply like to listen to music in my target language I enjoy. Still don’t know how much listening to music in my target language helps me learn a language, but it does seem to help with motivation.
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Re: Best Motivations in second and foreign language learning or how to boost it

Postby Gòl·lum » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:25 pm

Here are some more:

-Impress girls (and/or boys) you've just met.
-Lose your foreigner/immigrant status.
-Others won't understand you if it's a language practically nobody else speaks in your area.
-You can learn more about your own language and other languages you might plan to learn in the future.
-Becoming better at language learning because the more languages you know, the easier it gets to learn another.
-Regard the culture the language belongs to as your own.
-Being able to pronounce sounds nobody else can.
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Re: Best Motivations in second and foreign language learning or how to boost it

Postby Jean-Luc » Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:10 pm

Gòl·lum wrote:Here are some more:

-Impress girls (and/or boys) you've just met.
-Lose your foreigner/immigrant status.
-Others won't understand you if it's a language practically nobody else speaks in your area.
-You can learn more about your own language and other languages you might plan to learn in the future.
-Becoming better at language learning because the more languages you know, the easier it gets to learn another.
-Regard the culture the language belongs to as your own.
-Being able to pronounce sounds nobody else can.


Great ideas! Thanks.
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