MOTIVATIONAL STRATEGIES – ENHANCING CHINESE LANAUAGE SKILLS
Currently the Chinese language has become one of ASEAN most used languages within the United Nations and it is a very important International language spoken throughout the world, because it is widely used as a means of communication for all kinds of international activities. Additionally, Thailand will become a member of the ASEAN Community and this will cause the Chinese language to play a more vital role in communication. Surveys have shown that Thai students’ Chinese language skills still remain at a low level and thus the skills should be improved and developed urgently in order to compete with other countries. This article aims at presenting language learning and teaching strategies that motivate positive attitudes and perseverance in the learners to enhance their Chinese language skills.