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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(21); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.062113.

The Influence of Motivations on College Students' English Performance from the Perspective of Urban and Rural Differences


Xiaoyan Zhang

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Xiaoyan Zhang

Fuzhou Software Technology Vocational College, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350200, China


Motivation is key to foreign language learning (FLL) and directly affects learners’ frequency of learning strategies, the volume of accepted FLL, and duration of developing FLL skill and so on. Many factors are considered to illustrate how motivation affects learners’ performance, and among them, linguistic environment is particularly discussed here. The difference between urban and rural areas leads to a different linguistic environment, which motivates students in disparate ways. Owing to the distribution of resources, cities and countries are developing a gap that has parted them in educational investment, family income and school equipment. Therefore, students living in urban and rural areas are growing up with different learning motivation and thus performance.


Urban and rural differences; English language learning; Motivation

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Xiaoyan Zhang. The Influence of Motivations on College Students' English Performance from the Perspective of Urban and Rural Differences. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 21: 76-81. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.062113.


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