Speaking Motivation in Second Language Acquisition, Saudi Overview.

Abstract

Motivation is known as one of the most important factors that helps the learning process. In learning a language speaking is less motivated since it need the highest degree of confident among the other skills. Therefore, the focus of motivation should be directed first to speaking. This paper is an attempt to view some of the challenges that face Saudi students in speaking skill particularly. It also endeavors to discuss some implications that would help English teachers to motivate their students to overcome these challenges. Moreover, it displays the concept of motivation including its theories and models. After that, it links motivation to the speaking skills in the Saudi context as it defines the meaning of speaking skill, views its importance and how it should be dealt with in Saudi Arabia

Keywords: EFL classroom and learners, Motivation, Saudi, Speaking Skill


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