• Why?   Why do students choose Practical French as part of their university program?
  1. viewed negatively; because they do not intend to major or specialize in French
  2. because they hope to use French rather than study it in depth
  3. as a search for acceptance or approval within the French-speaking world, "La Francophonie"
  4. a  wish for self-actualization (self-fulfillment, personal growth, realizing potential)
  • How to maintain/enhance motivation?
  1. by influencing disposition to learn
  2. by helping to develop strategies to learn