Tag: motivation

Finding Drive

There is no question that one’s success in any task is closely related to motivation. Learning a language is no exception. But what is motivation?According to behaviorist theory, motivation is quite simply the anticipation of reward driven by previous experiences of reward for behavior....

Speaking Spanish

First, let us take a look at what students are hoping for, what we are hoping for as teachers, and why speaking in class might not happen as spontaneously as we might have hoped.Students, even those who have not necessarily signed up for a world language class because...