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ERIC Number: EJ1085922
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2289-3024
Investigating Foreign Language Learning Anxiety among Students Learning English in a Public Sector University, Pakistan
Gopang, Illahi Bux; Bughio, Faraz Ali; Pathan, Habibullah
Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, v3 n4 p27-38 2015
The present study investigated foreign language anxiety among students of Lasbela University, Baluchistan, Pakistan. The study adopted the Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale (Horwitz et al., 1986). The respondents were (N = 240) including 26 female and 214 male. The data was run through the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) to present descriptive statistics of the respondents. Furthermore, ANOVA test indicated that there was no significant difference in majoring and non-majoring students' level of anxiety, significantly, (F = value is equal to 3.348 and (P = value is equal to 0.011). Besides; no significant difference was also found in language anxiety between male and female respondents. Moreover, Pearson product-moment correlation showed a significant correlation among variables (CA=TA=FNE). The findings suggested that students of Lasbela University have fairly high anxiety in learning English.
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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: Pakistan
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale
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