Motivation for Learning English Language among College ‎Students at “Qassim University” in Saudi Arabia‎

Majed Mohamad Hasan Drbseh


This study sough to investigate motivation for learning English language by college students in the faculty of science and arts at Muthneb “Qassim University”. The aim was to examine the relationship between their motivation and age. In so doing, a sample of 42 male students was selected randomly. The scale for measuring motivation was administered and the collected data were analysed using the following statistical tests: T-test for one sample, One-way analysis of variance, and Pearson correlation coefficient. Results revealed that motivation scores were higher among students. No significant differences were found on motivation attributed to class level, and there was no correlation between motivation and age.


motivation, learning English, college students

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