Many students lack motivation, especially male students. How do you motivate these students?


There are many reasons why students are not interested in learning English. It sometimes happens that the subject matter of the lesson is boring.

It is important to be creative and plan lessons based on your students’ interests. Perhaps you should watch and discuss video clips. You could also choose to do some interesting quizzes, mind maps or board games. Also, discuss with your students their favorite hobbies, group projects; design posters or just watch a music video and practice singing a song.

If the topic is interesting, they will be definitely interested in learning.  Movies and stories about famous people would most probably catch their attention. Once they start showing their interest, you can work on comprehension and start developing their critical thinking skills. Try to make students feel happy. Try to create a connection based on interest, pleasure and fun.

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