Studies of Teacher Motivation in TEFL/TESL contexts; Review of Iraqi Kurdistan Context

Momen Yaseen M. Amin


This paper outlines the studies on motivation in TESL/TEFL contexts and motivational strategies for teachers. Also the definition on motivation and development of motivation will be discussed. It aims to shed light on a study which was conducted on the teacher motivation and the use of motivational strategies by English as foreign language teachers in Iraqi Kurdistan as an example. In the last part of the paper appropriate suggestions and recommendations will be given.


EFL teacher motivation; Motivational strategies; Iraqi kurdistan

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