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ERIC Number: EJ1080012
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Sources and Suggestions to Lower Listening Comprehension Anxiety in the EFL Classroom: A Case Study
Sharif, Mohd. Yasin; Ferdous, Farhiba
English Language Teaching, v5 n10 p92-104 2012
Listening is a creative skill that demands active involvement. The listeners share their knowledge from both linguistics and non linguistics sources. Listening comprehension (LC) tasks which is always accompanied by anxiety needs closer examination. In the listening process a low-anxiety classroom environment inspires the listeners to participate actively and effectively, research shows that. So if we want students to experience success in listening comprehension task in Foreign Language (FL) learning, an important step, is to create a positive low-anxiety atmosphere within the class room. This study tries to find out the sources that evokes LC anxiety as reported by students and suggestions offered by the foreign language learners of International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh