Contemporary Techniques of English Language Learning in the Age of Global Communication Technologies
This research explores the importance of motivation and how it plays an important role in language learning. This motivation can vary from person to person, according to the factors which he or she is surrounded by. Some factors can affect motivation intrinsically or some factors can affect in motivation extrinsically in language learning. The aim of this study is to find out the factors behind Pakistani students’ motivation to learn English. The researcher has used qualitative multiple case study approach, to study fifteen students in order to get the information by conducting interviews. The fifteen students were from three different age groups, and there are 10 to 12 years, 14 to 16 years and 20 to 25 years old. The findings show how the factors affect students’ motivation in language learning. Some of the factors are mandatory subject, students’ participation, teachers’ feedback, and limited study materials. These factors can be helpful to find out the effective way to motivate the students to learn target language, the teachers’ technique and also benefit the involvement of parents in the student’s life.