University Students' Orientations of Motivation for Learning English Language: A Comparative Study

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This study aims to identify and compare students orientations of motivation for learning English language at tertiary level. The quantitative techniques were used to collect and analyze data. The sample of the study was randomly selected from twelve undergraduate programs four universities. The sample was comprised of 500 students, twenty (20) students,from each program of the above three universities of the sample. The researcher developed a questionnaire comprised of 16 items having students integrative (4 items), instrumental (6 items), resultative (3 items),and intrinsic orientations of motivation (3 items). The collected data were tabulated and analyzed in terms of frequency of responses for each statement of the questionnaire. The mean scores, standard deviation,standard error of mean and ANOVA for comparison.The levels of students integrative, instrumental,resultative and intrinsic orientations of motivation are high for learning English language because of their more inclination to learn English at university level.


1-Shaista Irshad Khan
Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan.

2-Muhammad Saeed Khan
Associate Professor, Department of Education, The University of Haripur, Haripur, KP, Pakistan.

3-Saddaf Ayub
Associate Professor, Department of Education, The University of Haripur, Haripur, KP, Pakistan


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Published: Mar 2022

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