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Decoding Ability in French as a Foreign Language and Language Learning Motivation

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This study examined the relationships between decoding ability (the ability to relate graphemes to phonemes) in French as a foreign language, self-reported use of such decoding, and dimensions of motivation, specifically self-efficacy and attribution, among young-beginner learners in England. It investigated whether these factors were related to a desire to continue studying the language beyond the compulsory learning age of 14. Previous research has found low levels of motivation for learnin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
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Journal:
MODERN LANGUAGE JOURNAL More from this journal
Volume:
95
Issue:
4
Pages:
496-518
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1540-4781
ISSN:
0026-7902
Language:
English
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pubs:254563
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uuid:c80f50c0-6c38-47ff-a784-4049adc17de2
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pubs:254563
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254563
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2014-12-26

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