2019 | 10 | 2 | 170-175
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Motivation for Learning English as a Second Language in Higher School: Comparative Analysis in Diachronic Aspect

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The authors present the results of research carried out in 2017/2018 academic year and compare them with the results obtained in 1999/2000 academic year. The aim of the study was to find out the changes in students’ motivation for learning English as a second language in general and changes in hierarchy of motives which have a strong positive effect on learning English as a second language from diachronic point of view. The methods of mathematical statistics and computer data processing as well as discursive reflection for making conclusions were used in the research. 97 Law, Economics and Agro-ecology students of National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine completed a questionnaire for collecting data and evaluating motives. The results of the research have shed light on motives and motivation of present-day Law, Economics and Agro- -ecology students who learn English as a second language at higher educational institution.
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  • ORCID: 0000-0001-6042-6298, Full Professor, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Head of the Romance and Germanic Languages and Translation Department, Humanities and Pedagogy Faculty, Ukraine
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-0943-8039, Associate Professor, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Head of the English Philology Department, Humanities and Pedagogy Faculty, Ukraine
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