Research on: Motivation to Learn English among College Students in Sudan

Ibrahim Abdelrahim Ibrahim Humaida

Abstract


This research was conducted to achieve the following objectives: to examine motivation to learn English language among students of faculty of arts, Islamic University-Sudan, to find out if there were significant statistical differences on motivation scores related to both student level and age. To pursue these objectives, the researcher used the descriptive method and a simple random sample consisted of (40) male students was selected. The scale for measuring motivation was administerd, the collected data were analyzed by using the following statistical tests on (SPSS): T-test for one sample, One-way analysis of variance, and Pearson correlation coefficient. The results indicated that: motivation scores were higher among students, no significant differences were found on motivation attributed to class level, and there was no correlation between motivation and age. At the end of this research, some recommendations and suggestions for future studies were presented.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/elt.v5n8p49

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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