This longitudinal study of motivation in extremely successful learners of English and languages other than English provides unique insights into long-term language learning motivation. It reveals the various factors that sustain multiple language learning and stretches our understanding of motivation beyond the recent theorizing of L2 motivation.
About the Author
Chika Takahashi is Associate Professor at Ehime University, Japan. Her research interests include L2 motivation, LOTE motivation and L2 self-instruction, and she has recently published articles in The Language Learning Journal and Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching.