The Importance Of Learning A Foreign Language

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Introduction:
Learning a new language can either be based on necessity or the willingness to learn a new language. Whether a student/adult care for the language or not, it is becoming very important in the process of obtaining a better job, or the need to learn a new culture. There are many concepts and ideas that go alongside the process of learning a new language. For that reason, this essay will try to explain through research why and how people learn English as a foreign language with the help of a former student.
Student Background:
The student interviewed for the Needs Analysis is named Karen Estefania Romero Flores. Spanish is her first language but finds time to practice with her older brother outside of school. She expressed the joy of communicating with her peers and being able to answer the teacher's questions. Karen has a mother, father, and brother all living in the same household, yet she is not married, nor has any children of her own. She has born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and attends IMAC to learn English as a second language.
Motivation:
The background motivation for Karen to learn English has to do with internal and external incentives. Two concepts named intrinsic and extrinsic motivations. The love for music, movies, and culture are her intrinsic motivations because this is what motivated her to learn English. Her extrinsic motivations include her desired to communicate with her older brother that spoke English, as well as, her desire to
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