Teaching secondary modern foreign languages
Teaching secondary modern foreign languages

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Free course

Teaching secondary modern foreign languages

3 What strategies can be used to motivate students in the classroom?

This section will consider how to motivate students in language learning. You have already considered how using the target language can motivate students by creating a more authentic environment for learning, but what other strategies could you use? How do different teaching and learning strategies engage students in the classroom? In particular, you will consider how independent learning can act as a motivating factor, as well as which approaches and strategies can be used to achieve this.


Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.

Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus