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Raising Students Motivation in General English Courses at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication

LANGEROVÁ, P.

Original Title

Raising Students Motivation in General English Courses at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication

English Title

Raising Students Motivation in General English Courses at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication

Type

book chapter

Language

en

Original Abstract

The paper deals with the problems of teaching general English courses to students of various faculties. The author first covers the general situation in more advanced courses and students attitude to English learning, posing questions in order to start up a discussion over the ways motivating students not only to pass the final exam, but to make them interested in learning English as something meaningful they can use in their everyday lives. The author defines what task-based learning is and suggests its modified usage in the courses as a means of motivation.

English abstract

The paper deals with the problems of teaching general English courses to students of various faculties. The author first covers the general situation in more advanced courses and students attitude to English learning, posing questions in order to start up a discussion over the ways motivating students not only to pass the final exam, but to make them interested in learning English as something meaningful they can use in their everyday lives. The author defines what task-based learning is and suggests its modified usage in the courses as a means of motivation.

Keywords

Motivation, task-based learning, information-gap activity, opinion gap, reasoning gap

RIV year

2013

Released

16.12.2013

Publisher

Vutium, Brno

Location

Brno

ISBN

978-80-214-4837-7

Book

English Studies, Department of Foreign Languages

Edition

B

Edition number

1

Pages from

1

Pages to

7

Pages count

7

Documents

BibTex


@inbook{BUT104142,
  author="Petra {Langerová}",
  title="Raising Students Motivation in General English Courses at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication",
  annote="The paper deals with the problems of teaching general English courses to students of various faculties. The author first covers the general situation in more advanced courses and students attitude to English learning, posing questions in order to start up a discussion over the ways motivating students not only to pass the final exam, but to make them interested in learning English as something meaningful they can use in their everyday lives. The author defines what task-based learning is and suggests its modified usage in the courses as a means of motivation.",
  address="Vutium, Brno",
  booktitle="English Studies, Department of Foreign Languages",
  chapter="104142",
  edition="B",
  howpublished="electronic, physical medium",
  institution="Vutium, Brno",
  year="2013",
  month="december",
  pages="1--7",
  publisher="Vutium, Brno",
  type="book chapter"
}