An Analysis on the Importance of Motivation and Strategy in Postgraduates English Acquisition

Ruizhen Feng, Hong Chen


Postgraduates’ English acquisition is an intriguing but complex process. A lot of factors have contributed to the outcome of a learner’s acquisition, among them, motivation and strategy are playing a crucial role. Motivation is the driving force to encourage the learner to learn, while strategy being the techniques or devices for a learner to use for gaining knowledge. Since both belong to learner factors that may account for individual differences in postgraduates’ English acquisition process, it is essential to discuss and analyze them for Postgraduates’ English achievement.

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

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