Educators, teachers, and parents in both Western and non-Western countries have long considered motivation a key to successful academic performance. Dörnyei (2001) and Oxford and Ehrman (1992), for example, have proposed that learners' attitudes toward and motivation for learning the target language are important factors for second- (or foreign-) language acquisition (SLA). Copyright © 2010 Comparative Education Research Centre.
|Title of host publication||Crossing borders in East Asian higher education|
|Editors||David W. CHAPMAN, William K. CUMMINGS, Gerard A. POSTIGLIONE|
|Place of Publication||Dordrecht|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
CitationYu, B., & Watkins, D. (2010). Attitudes and motivation in second-language acquisition: A study of international students in China from a cultural perspective. In D. W. Chapman, W. K. Cummings, & G. A. Postiglione (Eds.), Crossing borders in East Asian higher education (pp. 167-192). Dordrecht: Springer.
- International student
- Language learning
- Language poficiency
- Language acquisition
- Chinese language