Students English Language Proficiency and their Academic Motivation


  • Waqasia Naeem Assistant Professor and HOD, School of English, Minhaj University Lahore
  • Saida Jamal Department of English, Hazara University Mansehra, Pakistan.
  • Sadeed Ahmad Khan Lecturer in English, Department of Linguistics, University of Haripur, Pakistan.



English Language Proficiency, Academic Motivation, ESL Learners, Quantitative Study


There have been a great number of empirical studies undertaken on student academic motivation and its potential antecedents; However, in the context of studying English as a second language (ESL), the significance that English Language Proficiency plays in academic motivation is largely ignored. As a result, the purpose of this study was to investigate the impact that ESL students' level of English Language Proficiency had on their level of academic motivation. This study involved the participation of 311 students from secondary schools in Multan city. By employing a quantitative research method, the findings indicated that English Language Proficiency plays a significant role in enhancing students' academic motivation.The findings further followed by the discussion, implications and the constraints of the study.


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How to Cite

Naeem, W., Jamal, S., & Khan, S. A. (2022). Students English Language Proficiency and their Academic Motivation. Journal of Languages, Culture and Civilization, 4(4), 423-431.