Motivation is an essential part of learning a skill. This lesson combines traditional approaches to motivation with the role of a self-concept in motivation
The traditional approaches include:
*The topic – football is probably the most popular sport in the world so the subject matter is motivating.
*The tasks – the activities are designed to offer variety which should maintain the strength of the learners’ desire throughout the lesson and the final activity focuses on fluency which can give learners a sense of
In professional sports psychology, athletes and coaches recognise the value of a positive self-concept and practise visualising success. In this lesson, learners are encouraged to compare themselves to professional footballers who have moved to the UK to play. They will be asked to visualise a successful future-self living and prospering in the UK or another English speaking country.