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The researcher also will give questionnaire to the students and interview them to measure their motivation FOR / IN learning English.

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    In the sense of the fact or intensity of the desire we speak of a motivation to learn English. In the sense of the reason or cause of the desire we speak of a motivation for learning English? "How intense is your motivation to learn English?" "What is your motivation for learning English?" Jul 1 '15 at 5:55
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We appear to have two possible meanings... "Why are you learning English?" (measure their motivation for learning English), and "How hard are you trying to learn English?" (measure their motivation in learning English). Since the word used is "measure", which usually refers to determining a value out of a range of values, rather than "determine" or "assess" the motivation, I would choose "IN" here. However, others might use "FOR" to mean the same thing. The question is ambiguous, which is probably why it hasn't been answered in four years.

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