Motivation matters: A case study of ESP teaching for a local Thai village working group ความสำคัญของแรงจูงใจ: กรณีศึกษาของการสอนภาษาอังกฤษ เพื่อวัตถุประสงค์เฉพาะให้กับคณะทำงานในชุมชน

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Manachai Inkaew

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In order to explore an effective strategy of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) teaching and learning for a local village working group, this paper aims to shed light on motivations possessed and perceived by the middle-aged local villagers in taking a 32-hour English for Local Activity Presentation course and its consequent positive learning performance. In addition, this study investigates factors that constitute learners’ positive outcomes. The concurrent mixed-method study comprising of multiple instruments for collecting data was operationalized in this study. The findings suggest that learners’ significant motivation was a determined desire to use English benefiting their daily life and current work. The results of this study could be used as a guideline for creating an ESP teaching module and for further research.

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Inkaew, M. (2021). Motivation matters: A case study of ESP teaching for a local Thai village working group : ความสำคัญของแรงจูงใจ: กรณีศึกษาของการสอนภาษาอังกฤษ เพื่อวัตถุประสงค์เฉพาะให้กับคณะทำงานในชุมชน. Journal of Rattana Bundit University, 16(2), 54–73. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/rbac/article/view/254280
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