Martin Lamb*, Kata Csizér, Alastair Henry, Stephen Ryan

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In this introduction the editors suggest that the field of L2 motivation research has now achieved a degree of maturity, in terms of scale and diversity of scholarly output, and that it warrants publication of a ‘state-of-the-art’ compendium. This in turn reflects the way that globalization, migration and other contemporary phenomena are encouraging or forcing people to learn language, and the challenges that they and their teachers face in sustaining the desire to learn over the long periods necessary to achieve communicative or academic success.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Palgrave Handbook of Motivation for Language Learning
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9783030283803
ISBN (Print)9783030283797
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)


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