Orientations and Motivations of Learning Foreign Language on the Students of Graduate Program at Syiah Kuala University
Motivation in language learning becomes one of many factors that can influence students’ learning achievements and strategies. Intrinsic or extrinsic motivation can manipulate those achievements and strategies. Based on general facts, these kinds of motivation vary in each person; thus, it needs a special treatment to keep the motivation alive. In this study, the writer would like to find out the students’ orientations and motivations in learning foreign language. Hence, this study focused on the students, who are learning foreign language, in Graduate Program of English Language and Education at Syiah Kuala University. The data gathered by using questionnaire and then described qualitatively. The result of this study is reported in this article.