Unit 1. Affect in Language learning

o Emotions and Learning

o Affective variables in L2 learning

Unit 2. The role of beliefs in L2 learning

o Learner beliefs

o Teacher beliefs

o Research on L2 beliefs


Unit 3. Motivation:

o   Definition

o   Sources of motivation

o   Theories of motivation

o   L2 motivation research

o   Willingness to communicate (WTC)

o   Educational Implications: Develop motivational strategies


Unit 4. Anxiety:

o   Definition

o   Sources of L2 anxiety

o   L2 anxiety research

o   Educational Implications: Develop anxiety-reduction strategies