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The Identification of Demotives in EFL University Students

Journal: International Journal of Basic and Applied Science (Vol.1, No. 4)

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Page : 840-844

Keywords : amotivation; demotivation; demotives;

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Demotives, the opposite side of motives, dramatically affect EFL learners. The learners, once motivated to learn English, lose their interest and energy so that learning English would transform into a suffering and time-consuming task. The present study, conducted among payam-Nour1. University English students was an effort made to investigate whether the students apparently highly-motivated to learn English have experienced challenges demotivating them from learning English and if so, what are the major causes of demotivation/ discouragement ?being prevalent among Payam Nour University English students? 60 junior English student ? predominately female students were asked to write a short essay on their experiences of demotivation throughout their English studies. To derive authentic data, students received no prior orientation or pre-judgment on the issue and to avoid any difficulty in writing, they were asked to write in their own native language ?i.e. Persian

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