Cognition, affect and motivation (248)
Language aptitude can, in turn, be referred to as the learner´s overall capacity to master a foreign language. (249)
A atitude linguística não é uma coisa só, ela é formada por um conjunto de habilidades básicas que são essencias para facilitar o aprendizado de uma língua estrangeira. (249)
1. Phonetic coding ability, which is considered the most important component and is defined as ‘an ability to identify distinct sounds, to form associations between these sounds and symbols representing them, and to retain these associations’.
2. Grammatical sensitivity, which is ‘the ability to recognize the grammatical functions of words (or other linguistic entities) in sentence structures’.
3. Rote learning ability, which is the ‘ability to learn associations between sounds and meaning rapidly and efficiently, and to retain these associations’.
4. Inductive language learning ability, which is ‘the ability to infer or induce the rules governing a set of language materials, given samples of language materials that permit such inferences’. (249)
Learning motivation surgiu com Robert Gardner e Wallace Lambert (1969) no Canadá. (250)
Interative motive- uma disposição interpessoal e positiva entre os integrantes do grupo de L2
The interactive model does not dictate of processing information during the act of reading. It is an alternative to both bottom-up and top down approaches.