The struggle of language learning: “ideal” and “ought to” selves
busuu’s enormous community of language learners represent a huge array of insights into the struggle towards mastering an additional language. In this talk, Kirsten will present the findings of research conducted with busuu learners, and look particularly at the role of ‘ideal’ and ‘ought to’ future selves, and how crucial these are for successful language learners.
What will you get out of this session? Some insights into what motivates busuu’s community of 80 million language learners.