Class 10 Writing Workshop 1 for Your Paper (First Draft)

Class 10: L2 Motivational Self System Writing Workshop for Your Paper Summary: In this class, we worked on the instructions for your first draft. It is important to work little by little, and take breaks when you need to. The two links below are based on one students views and ideas about their L2 motivational self system: Final Draft Paper A L2 Motivational Self System Final Presentation A Based on the Final Draft Paper Homework due on 11/06/2022 at 5 PM by email attachment. Do the SAVE process for your second draft before emailing your final paper! S… Read More

Class 09 The Ideal Self & The L2 Self System Paper

Class 09: L2 Motivational Self System Discussion for Your Paper Summary: First, you completed the discussion questions related to your questions about your motivation to learn English to get ideas for writing your paper. See the question-items in the attachment in the file section of this class 09. Then, we looked at the structure of more paper to prepare for your report.  ESP1a-L2-Motivational-Self-System-Question-GeneratorDownload Homework due before Class 10 on Wednesday, 11/02/2022 (if you can, please send on 11/02/2022 on Tuesday by 5 PM):  1.Please take notes on Class 09 L2 motivational self system document… Read More

Class 08 The Ought-to Self & The Ideal Self

Summary: First, we discussed the variety of self-selected readings or viewings you can take notes on for homework. Studying one instead of two materials per class is fine. Second, in pairs you chatted about university activities and the viewing you took notes on. Third, also in pair breakout rooms you used the L2 motivational self system question generator to communicate what you wanted to say about your language learning past and present. Fourth and finally, you took notes about answering these questions in the Google doc the you can include for your midterm… Read More

Class 07 Attitudes to Learning English & the Ought-to Self

Summary: First, we discussed the variety of self-selected readings or viewings you can take notes on for homework. Studying one instead of two materials per class is fine. Second, in pairs you chatted about university activities and the viewing you took notes on. Third, also in pair breakout rooms you used the L2 motivational self system question generator to communicate what you wanted to say about your language learning past and present. Fourth and finally, you took notes about answering these questions in the Google doc the you can include for your… Read More

Class 06 Attitudes to Learning English & The Language Learning Experience

Summary: Trying to not get too technical, I gave support about the content of the replication study that you read for homework, then as best you can, you discussed the results of the study and how the outcomes were the same or slightly different. Afterward, you got into break out rooms and discussed your future and ideal self section of the L2 motivational self system question generator. English Future (Ideal L2 Self) What would you like to do with your English after this course? What are your learning goals? For each of… Read More

Session 05: IELTS Writing Practice Test

Summary: You took a Write & Improve IELTS practice test online. Then, reminded about the importance IELTS strategies and ways of doing homework. A Writer’s Quote to Consider: “Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers.” -Ray Bradbury Homework due by 4 PM on 10/17/2022: Please complete a different essay by writing many times and improve it in Write & Improve. You can get feedback and editing to improve your writing as much as you… Read More

Class 05 The Ought-to Self & Attitudes to Learning English

Summary: Some students were absent and time was limited in Class 04 so we reviewed the mini-ought-to self assessment statements and you ranked how much influence your out-to self is. If the outside influences were positive and motivating for you, this is promotional instrumentality. However, if the outside influences stress you out, you may have more preventional instrumentality. Both change over time. Then, I explained the poster, that is a visual representation of your homework to get a greater sense of the L2 motivational self system replication study in Japan. Ought-to self… Read More

Class 04 L2 Motivation & The Ought-to Self

Summary: First, reviewed the definition of the L2 self system. Then, you got into pairs to speak about your idea self and vision you wrote from your Google Doc. After that in new pairs, you discussed your current motivation by using these questions: English Present (Language Learning Experience and Ought-to Self) What motivates you to learn English? How do you feel using English now? What are the best ways for you to study English? Which English classes are you taking at this university now? What are your recent goals for English this… Read More

Class 03 L2 Motivation & The Ideal Self

Summary: After discussing Dornyei’s video on motivation and vision. You spoke about your English past. English Past (Language Learning Experience and Ought-to Self): When did you start learning English? Please discuss what you remember about this experience? About how old were you? How did you study English in junior and senior high school? How were your English classes? Pretend I was a student at one of your classes in secondary school. Please take me to the class and describe what would I see. What English studies did you feel that you had to… Read More