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Research interests

I completed my PhD thesis entitled "Motivation to learn English of Polish pupils" in 2015 at Lancaster University. Prior to that, I graduated from MA in Language Studies at Lancaster University and obtained my first degree in English Language and Literature, teaching specialisation, at Tarnow State College. My research interests centre around language learning motivation. In particular, I am interested in the role that contextual factors and gender play in shaping motivation of language learners

Prior to joining Bath University in September 2015, I had worked as a tutor at Lancaster University, teaching courses at MA TESOL (SLA, Research Methods in a Foreign Language Classroom) and at an undergraduate level (Introduction to Linguistics, Language in Education, Language Acquisition and Origin). Apart from teaching content matter, I have also been involved in teaching English as a foreign language and teaching EAP courses.

Research interests

  • Language learning motivation
  • Individual differences
  • Gender and language learning
  • Contextual factors and language learning

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Projects 2015 2017

Research Output 2011 2018

The effects of bilingual schooling on language learning motivation

Iwaniec, J. & Dunn, K. 24 Mar 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

learning motivation
language
school
factor analysis
learning behavior
learning motivation
language
parent education
school
economics

The nature of gender differences across proficiency levels

Iwaniec, J., Dunn, K. & Sandoval-Hernández, A. Jun 2018 (Unpublished)

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

gender-specific factors
gender
learning motivation
language
foreign language
learning motivation
Poland
interview
language
student