THE IMPORTANCE OF FREQUENT USAGE OF VARIOUS MOTIVATIONAL STRATEGIES IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
Why do the students of second language acquire it with different level of achievement? Which factors influence better acquisition of L2? What is the role of motivation and motivational strategies in SLA? These questions always bother the ones who are involved in teaching process, and second language acquisition. These questions can be related to the term of motivation. Motivation is defined as the process that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviours, or collective set of ideas and forces that influence people to think in a certain way. So, motivation can, really be considered as a very important factor that has a great impact in students SLA, especially the motivation and the strategies employed by the teachers in the classroom. This paper is concerned about the various motivational strategies that teachers use to motivate their students while acquire the second language. In fact, how often do they use various motivational strategies in their teaching process in order to make the language acquisition and comprehension easier. The research study was conducted to find out how frequently and in which percentage are motivational strategies used by the teachers in the classroom, and which type or the group of the same was used the most. The participants of the research study were the teachers of International Primary Schools of Bosnia and Herzegovina, where English language is taught as a second language.
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