Optimizing Classroom Motivation: An Examination of Effective Motivational Strategies in Sialkot High Schools for ESL Education


Aneeza , Ali Hussain Bin Sadiq


Motivation holds a vital significance in the journey of acquiring a second language, where there educators emerge as crucial contributors to shape a favorable learning atmosphere for students. This scholarly exploration meticulously examines the effective methodologies employed by educators specializing in English as a Second Language (ESL) within the high school context in Sialkot, Pakistan. The objective is to discern the intricate interplay between ESL teacher motivation and the pragmatic deployment of inspirational techniques within the educational landscape of Pakistan. Employing a comprehensive mixed-methods framework, this research investigates the most impactful motivational strategies while concurrently shedding light on the challenges encountered by English as a Foreign Language (EFL) instructors in implementing these strategies. A cohort of 40 educators from a distinguished private institution in the Sialkot region actively participated in the survey, articulating their perspectives through a Likert-scale instrument. Utilizing the SPSS tool, statistical analyses ascertain the frequency and rank order of motivational strategies. Outcomes reveal noteworthy clusters, encompassing the clear presentation of tasks, rationale provision for task significance, and the promotion of collaborative work and group norms. In conclusion, this study underscores the paramount significance of ESL educators' motivational strategies in fostering and sustaining motivation among students.



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