Class 02 Definitions of the L2 Self System

Summary: We discussed the L2 Motivational Self System theory and the reading from Session 1, and we had the Poster session below: Homework due on Tuesday 04/18/2023 at 4 PM: Please take notes by hand on Dr. Irie’s video interview. Then, take photos of your notes and incert them in your Google Doc for Class 02. Make sure to use the “cc” icon in the lower right corner of the video. Pause the video as needed to do the note-taking work for you. If you write some sentences word for word, use quotation… Read More

Class 01 Orientation & the L2 Motivational Self System

Summary: We had an orientation about how to be successful and get the most out of this course to support your university studies and learning. To understand more about self-directed learning, we viewed and studied the ‘Learning Motivation Animation video: BYU Center for Teaching and Learning. (2014, Feb. 1). Learning motivation animation [Video]. Youtube. How will your grade be calculated?  Homework (30%) Free Rice (10% Content, 10% Online Class Participation), Midterm L2 Motivation Paper (20%), L2 Motivation Final Presentation based on the paper (20%)    Class Participation (10%) Class Documents ESP 1a L2 Motivational… Read More

ESP1a The L2 Motivational Self System

Through readings and viewings, note-taking, reflective activities, and in-class discussions, you can analyze your motivation by learning more about your language learning experience, your ought-to self, and ideal self. Then, you can find many convenient ways to become more motivated while learning at university. This class is useful not only for English, but for any subject you learn with more confidence.

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