International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Investment and Benefits of Adult Female English Language Learners
Anna Wharton, Zohreh R. Eslami

This study investigates the lived experiences of two adult female English language learners in the United States, focusing specifically on the benefits, both intrinsic and extrinsic, of their investment in language learning. The conclusion very clearly demonstrates the positive connection between investment and gains. This study speaks to educators and adult students alike. Educators must be aware of and take an interest in the needs and motives of individual learners. This knowledge and awareness better help educators to prepare students for life with a new language.

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