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ERIC Number: EJ1151953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1090-4018
Foreign Language Listening Anxiety: A Self-Presentational View
Kimura, Harumi
International Journal of Listening, v31 n3 p142-162 2017
This study used a self-presentational framework to investigate second language listening anxiety among university students and demonstrated that second language listening involves social concerns that are specific to second language settings. A set of anxiety questionnaires was administered to 1,177 students, and 17 learners provided verbal protocol data. The results demonstrated that second language listening anxiety is a higher-order construct composed of two related but distinct dimensions: Self-Focused Apprehension and Task-Focused Apprehension. The former is a concern over social evaluative threat, and the latter is worry over effective processing of aural input. Levels of social anxiety influenced both dimensions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan
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