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|1. E-LEARNING TOOLS' INFLUENCE OVER STUDENTS' MOTIVATION FOR ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION|
Volume 3 | DOI: 10.12753/2066-026X-16-196 | Pages: 131-137
This study presents the relationship between students? motivation for learning English as a second language and the usage of practical e-learning tools in the context of modern educational environments where, the internet, the smart phones, computers, e-mails, instant communication are used by la large number of subjects.
The issue approached by this paper is related to the possibility of finding ways to keep students motivated for self directed learning supported by online courses or internet connected gadgets.
Nowadays English learning applications are being conceived with the purpose of helping students to increase the level on language acquisitions and to determine professors to identify which strategies would be more efficient in the process of teaching, so that better results would be obtained.
Taking into account the fact that our auditory as teachers could be formed by visual learners, kinaesthetic learners, auditory ones and others, the implementation of strategies which include the usage of websites, movies, video and audio clips is recommended to increase learner's motivation which varies because of numerous endogenous and exogenous factors such as socio-cultural circumstances or professional needs.
The research methodology involved the analysis of the a number of articles representative for the specialized literature in the field and a motivation related questionnaire addressed to 51 students of five and six grade who study English as a second language.
Findings promote learners involvement creating a safe atmosphere in the classroom with the help of technology by introducing new methods which combine or replace classical methods of teaching with modern ones.
e-learning, student motivation, second language acquisition