Content-based English Learning Materials and Iranian Young ‎EFL Learners Demotivation

Mahsa Ahmadian, Mohammad Aghajanzadeh Kiasi


The present study attempted to investigate Iranian EFL students and parents’ perceptions of the content of the newly developed textbook with respect to motivating potential of the book to re-motivate football players to learn English. Two research questions were posed to determine whether the content used in the textbook re-motivate demotivated football players to learn English. In addition, the study evaluated the parents’ viewpoints to determine the suitability of the book and inspected the possible parent-child agreement on the re-motivating potential of the new content integrated language book. Sixteen EFL students and sixteen parents participated in this study. The evaluation was carried out through a questionnaire comprising 6 components that took the form of Likert scale. The findings revealed that the new book could regenerate motivation to learn English. The participants’ parents also confirmed this.


motivating, EFL, content-based Learning

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