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"There's more to it": A qualitative study into the motivation of Australian university students to learn German

Schmidt, Gabriele


This article presents the findings of an interview study investigating the motivation of Australian university students to learn German. The aim of the study was to update, explain, complement and expand an earlier large-scale questionnaire survey on the same subject. The new qualitative data indicates that there is often �more to it� than having a general interest in German-speaking people and their culture, enjoying the learning process, wanting to travel to Germany, or seeing career...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: German as a Foreign Language
Access Rights: Open Access


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