Remittances Review

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

Motivation towards Second Language (L2) Learning: A Study of L2 Motivation Approaches and Theories for L2 Learning Process

Dr. Naeem Fatima, Ayesha Aamer, Dr Nailah Riaz,
Motivation, Second Language, L2 motivation, L2 Learning Process ,


The study aims to understand the different approaches and theories of motivation in L2 (Second language) learning. The study is conducted to realize all those approaches and theories of L2 motivation that can influence L2 teaching and learning. The study is qualitative and based on a systematic review of previous research. The descriptive study can provide an in-depth understanding of approaches and theories of L2 motivation to reinforce a learner towards the L2 learning process. The study can support the L2 learning process so that the learners who intend to learn any language as L2 could get future directions. The study finds that the L2 learning process is essential for higher societal rewards and honour. Different cognitive, metacognitive, and socio-cultural aspects and classroom management of L2 motivation can be employed for learning all major languages, such as English, Chinese, Arabic, Spanish, Korean, etc., as a second language due to the scope of the languages.