Factors Influencing Motivation for Enrollment in French Junior Certificate Course at the Institute of Modern Languages: A Case Study

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  • Mizanur Rahman Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka.

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https://doi.org/10.3329/twjer.v49i1.70274

Keywords:

Motivation, French, French as Foreign Language, Case Study, Institute of Modern Languages

Abstract

This paper aims at identifying the main factors which influence learners’ motivation to seek admission into French Junior Certificate (FJC) course offered by the Institute of Modern Languages at the University of Dhaka. A sequential explanatory mix-method research design was used to address the research questions identified. Students, teachers, and database of FJC courses were chosen as data sources to collect both quantitative and qualitative data and evidences. A total of 269 students were selected for the quantitative data related to students’ background factors for the study. Besides, 12 students from six groups and 4 course teachers were selected randomly for collecting qualitative data related to factors that influence learners to pursue FJC course and challenges. The findings of the study suggest that the main motivational factors include international significance of French language, the nature of French language, desire for visiting France, love for French language and culture, desire to pursue higher studies in Francophone countries.

Journal of Education and Research, 49 (1), 227-241

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2024-04-03

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Rahman, M. . (2024). Factors Influencing Motivation for Enrollment in French Junior Certificate Course at the Institute of Modern Languages: A Case Study. Teacher’s World: Journal of Education and Research, 49(1), 227–241. https://doi.org/10.3329/twjer.v49i1.70274

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