ERIC Number: EJ501499
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
How Does Anxiety Affect Second Language Learning? A Reply to Sparks and Ganschow.
MacIntyre, Peter D.
Modern Language Journal, v79 n1 p90-99 Spr 1995
Advocates that language anxiety can play a significant causal role in creating individual differences in both language learning and communication. This paper studies the role of anxiety in the language learning process and concludes that the linguistic coding deficit hypothesis errs in assigning epiphenomenal status to language anxiety. (57 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A