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Willingness to communicate (WTC) has become an important role that facilitate language learning, the aim of this paper is to investigate WTC in Chinese as foreign language of motivation to transfer learning through oral communication among students learning Chinese at the university of Ghana. Second language learnerâ€™s motivation to transfer learning is grounded on effort, desire, knowledge, and skills learned in classroom and beyond the classroom to achieve the goal of learning a language. By adopting a survey approach, a quantitative data was administered for the study via questionnaires. one hundred (100) participants from level 200,300 and 400 were involved in the study to ascertain the factors that influence studentâ€™s willingness to communicate in Chinese. According to the results, personality trait, environment and teaching practice, language skills, the complexity of medium of translation, anxiety and self-confidence, were factors that contributes to students WTC.
Keywords-University of Ghana, Chinese learners, willingness to communicate
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