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On some principles of motivation to study foreign language among students of non-linguistic specialties

М.В. Назарова, А.А. Валеев
80,00 Р

M.V. Nazarova is lecturer e-mail:; and A.A. Valeev is Dr.Sci. (Pedagogy), prof. at Institute of International Relations, History and Oriental Studies


of Kazan (Volga region) Federal University


Analyzed is modern training of future specialists. This is especially important for students of non-linguistic specialties, who need to be created certain pedagogical conditions, that contribute to motivation to learn a foreign language. In this regard, there is the problem of motivation to study a foreign language, complexity and multidimensionality of which requires special attention to understanding it’s essential characteristics as well as to methods of implementing it’s various functions.The article reveals various aspects of some principles of motivation to study a foreign language among students of non-linguistic specialties. Disclosure of these aspects is connected with providing opportunities for effective teaching of a foreign language in the context of increasing students’ motivation for cognitive activity.

Key words: students of non-linguistic specialties, professional motivation, motivation to learn a foreign language, motivational sphere, formation of educational motivation, didactic conditions, immersion method.


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