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