Motivation in Group Cooperative Learning: A Study of Chinese University Business English Major

Jian-na WANG


Motivation in second language has been a hot issue during the past twenty years. Although motivation research has made great progress, the researches on motivation in group cooperative learning are far less to meet the need of second or foreign language teaching and learning. Therefore, this paper focuses on the study of motivation in cooperative study which interview Chinese university students of business English major. And then the inference can be drawn from the study that group cooperative learning is an effective mode to improve English proficiency and English learning achievement. What’s more, the research on motivation in group cooperative learning is significant in linguistic pedagogy that enlightens the English teachers to instruct the learners to master second language with correct strategy.


Motivation, Group Cooperative Learning, Business English Major.


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