Class 08L2 Motivational Self System Writing Preparation

Summary: I answered your questions and we spoke about your report and presentation about your L2 motivational self-system. In your small group, you discussed your language learning experiences, your ought-to self, and especially your ideal self in preparation for writing your paper. 

Homework due at Class 09:

1. Please chose two written articles or videos that complement your research for your L2 motivational self system report that will also be useful for your final presentation. You will write about your own L2 self system based on the question generate homework we will do for Class 10, and use all the notes you have taken to save time. And three sets of notes if you could not do the homework on Class 07:

Here is a lovely article that could be interesting for you, which is a study you learned about in Class 03 about Kay Irie Sensei's interview video.  The first two have already been sent to you in Risyu Messages:

Irie, K., & Brewster, D. (2013). One curriculum, three stories: Ideal L2 self and L2-self-discrepancy profiles. In M. T. Apple, D. Da Silva, & T. Fellner (Eds.), Language learning motivation in Japan (pp. 110-128).     Multilingual Matters.

Ueki, M., & Takeuchi, O. (2013). Forming a clearer image of the ideal L2 self: the L2 Motivational Self System and learner autonomy in a Japanese EFL context. Innovation in                   Language Learning and Teaching7(3), 238-252. 

Also, more interesting videos!

Dornyei, Z. (2016, December 02). Motivating learners and teachers through vision [Video]. Youtube: Cambridge University Press. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMTLYjLksvg

Zoltan Dornyei: Motivating Learners and Teachers Through Vision

Josh ESL. (2016, July 04). Motivation and goals for language learning: Motivation in EFL language motivation: L2 Self [Video]. Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLzLPMYEKQs

Josh ESL: Motivation and L2 Self

2. Please consider doing a self-study entry in your Four-Skills Log. The entry should be one hour in length or longer, and please answer the questions completely: 

Which day, which practice task, and how long?  Reflections: What did you do? What did you notice? How did you feel? New speaking or listening goals?