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Educational Alternatives, Volume 13, 2015

MOTIVATION TO PARTICIPATE IN LANGUAGE EDUCATION AMONG ADULT IMMIGRANTS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND SWEDEN
Milena Öbrink Hobzová, Petra Sobková, Jiří Pospíšil
Pages: 182-191
Published: 27 Aug 2015
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Abstract: This paper deals with language education aimed at adult foreigners in Sweden and the Czech Republic in the context of lifelong learning. The aim is not only to describe ways of delivering language training for adult foreigners, but also to determine whether there are differences in the motivation of the participants to start learning the local language. According to the results of the research investigation which was carried out during 2012 in SFI courses in Sweden and in the courses of Czech language for foreigners in the Centers for support of the integration of foreigners, there essential differences in the motivation of the participants to attend the mentioned courses.
Keywords: immigrants, language courses for immigrants, sfi, motivation, adults, migration, integration, the czech republic, sweden
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