The influence of integrative motivation in learning Malay language vocabulary among foreign speakers at UNITEN / Noor Azam Abdul Rahman and Noraziah Mohd Amin

Abdul Rahman, Noor Azam and Mohd Amin, Noraziah (2019) The influence of integrative motivation in learning Malay language vocabulary among foreign speakers at UNITEN / Noor Azam Abdul Rahman and Noraziah Mohd Amin. International Journal of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics: 2019 Special Issue 2 (UPALS), 1 (2). pp. 10-20. ISSN e-ISSN 2600-7266

Abstract

Ellis (1994) dividesmotivation into four types, namely instrumental motivation,integrative motivation, resultative motivation and intrinsic motivation. This study discussesthe effectsof integrative motivation on foreign speakers while studying Malay Language vocabulary. The main objective of the study was to identify the influenceof integrative motivation onmale and female students while studying Malay Language vocabulary in Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). This study was conducted in order to seek theanswer to the question of whether there was a significant difference in the influence of integrative motivation between male and female students. A questionnaire containing 10 items in the form of self-reporting statements concerning integrative motivation was used as aninstrumentof the study. The data from the questionnairesadministeredwere analysedusing SPSS software version 23 for descriptive data and inferences such as mean scoresand percentages, and the results of the ANOVA testwas analysedtoo. The results showed that there was a significant difference in the influence of integrative motivation between male and female students while studying Malay Language vocabulary, where the significant value was less than 0.05 (p <0.05). The findings showed that the majority of the male students were influenced by integrative motivation while studying Malay Language vocabulary in UNITEN compared to the female students.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num.
Abdul Rahman, Noor AzamUNSPECIFIED
Mohd Amin, Noraziahnoraziahm.amin@gmail.com/noraziahm@ppin
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar > Language acquisition > Second language acquisition
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar > Academic language. Study and teaching
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Language and education
Divisions: Academy of Language Studies
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics: 2019 Special Issue 2 (UPALS)
ISSN: e-ISSN 2600-7266
Volume: 1
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 10-20
Official URL: http://www.ijmal.learningdistance.org/
Item ID: 26952
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malay language vocabulary, integrative motivation, motivation, gender
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/26952

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