Quick Motivation Test

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(adapted from Gardner 's AMTB 1985). For more info on motivation go to Motivation
Full modern version on http://publish.uwo.ca/~gardner/docs/englishamtb.pdf

1. Studying French/English/... can be important to me because it will allow me to be more at ease with people who speak French/ English/...
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2. Studying French/English/... can be important to me only because Iíll need it for my future career.
Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree Slightly Disagree Neutral Slightly Agree Moderately Agree Strongly Agree
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3. Studying French/English/... can be important to me because it will allow me to meet and converse with more and varied people

Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree Slightly Disagree Neutral Slightly Agree Moderately Agree Strongly Agree
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4. Studying French/English/... can be important to me because it will make me a more knowledgeable person.
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5. Studying French/English/... can be important to me because it will enable me to better understand and appreciate French/English/ ... art and literature.
Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree Slightly Disagree Neutral Slightly Agree Moderately Agree Strongly Agree
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6. Studying French/English/... can be important to me because I think it will someday be useful in getting a good job.
Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree Slightly Disagree Neutral Slightly Agree Moderately Agree Strongly Agree
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7. Studying French/English/... can be important to me because I will able to participate more freely in the activities of other cultural groups.
Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree Slightly Disagree Neutral Slightly Agree Moderately Agree Strongly Agree
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8. Studying French/English/...can be important to me because other people will respect me more if I have a knowledge of a foreign language.
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Source: integrative/instrumental section of test in appendix of Gardner, R. (1985) Social Psychology and Second Language Learning, Arnold, London, adapted for use in UK. Odd-numbered answers are integrative motivation, even-numbered instrumental.