Khalifa Musbah M. Khalifa Albasha, Dr. Shivani S. Verma
Abstract: This study investigates the role of age and motivation in Libyan students for learning English in terms of the cognitive and emotional aspects. This study has also explored whether there is any significant difference in the students age and motivation of English language based on their demographic age and motivation, field and year of study. The participants showed negative age and motivation learning English. On the demographic age for gender profile, there were statistically significant motivation differences regarding age and motivation and field of study in year of study. Libyan students are instrumentally or interactively motivated to study English, and the relationship between age and type of motivation.
Keywords: Age and motivation, English education, Language learning, field of study, Year of study