INTEREST IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Halim Shanty

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This article describes about the interest in foreign language learning. Interest is a state of wanting to learn or know about curiosity. Interest has a mayor effect towards the learning activity. Interest is a permanent inclination to pay and recall several activities (Djamarah, 2008:48). Interest has a major effect towards the learning activity. Interest is feeling and commitment to something or activity without command. Interest is often regard as being a major element in the teacher’s store of motivational tactics (McDonouch, 2013:143). Interest is acceptation to one connection between one self and outside more and more close the connection bigger interest (Slameto, 2008:180). There are six factors that influence learning interest, namely: motivation, attention, attitude, study habit, self concept and student aptitude


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Interest, language learning, influencing factors.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24256/ideas.v7i1.731

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