Attitude and Motivation in Language Learning: A Review

attitude, motivation, language learning


  • Thuan Pham
    MA, English Teacher, Department of Foreign Languges and Information Technology, Hoa Lu University, Ninh Binh Province, Viet Nam
May 29, 2021


Among the attributors to language learners' success, attitude and motivation are widely recognized as two important attributors. This article aims to review and discuss attitude and motivation in language learning. More specially, the paper sheds light on how these two contributors are conceptualized by scholars in the literature and the configuration of the two elements in language learning. The discussions are expected to help language educators better understand the two concepts.