Motivation is foundations of all human actions and also is foundation of
studying. Problem of rise in motivation of pupils interests every teacher. This
question comes up before English teachers especially acutely in secondary school.
Motivation is divided into external motivation and inner motivation. We have
opportunity stimulate motivation but inner motivation is firmer than external, that’s
why we must greater attention for this motivation.
Every teacher has some methods for supporting and rise in motivation of
pupils in its methods-box. We could distinguish next groups of methods:
1. Group of methods which are used during every lesson:
sport minutes are used for rest of pupils. They are used usually in
middle of lesson. For example:
These are mother's forks and knives (пальцы обеих рук скрещены)
This is mother's table (изображаем столик)
This is mother's looking glass (изображаем зеркальце и
This is baby’s cradle. (Колыбелька для ребенка)
methods of emotional pupil’s stirring are used for pupil’s tuning
in lesson, that’s why they are used usually in the begging of lesson.
Exercise “Compliment”. Children speak kind words each other and
try emphasizing merits of theirs classmates
relaxing exercises are used for creating friendly atmosphere
during lesson and can be used in every moment of lesson. For
Exercise “I see, I hear, I feel”. A Pupil has to speak three sentences
what it see, three sentences what it hear and three sentences what it