Motivation and Attitudes Towards Learning a Foreign Language: A Psycho-Sociolinguistic Study on the Undergraduate Students
This study focuses on the psycho-sociolinguistic aspects of Foreign Language Learning. The main questions discussed and analyzed in this study are firstly, what attitudes students actually have towards learning a foreign language and secondly, the motivating factors behind that attitude. This study has been conducted on the students of the Department of English, University of Dhaka and on the students of the Department of English University of Information Technology and Sciences (UITS). This paper has benefited from the quantitative method. The study examines the impact of students’ motivation and attitudes while learning a foreign language. This study also shed light on the question whether it is true that social factors have roles to play in language learning or not. It has been demonstrated that motivation has a major role to play while learning a second language. The findings of this study are analyzed in the light of previous research published in this field.
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