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Shamsi, Ahmad Fawzi; Altaha, Suhail; Gilanlioglu, Ilkay – Online Submission, 2019
This study examines the role of m-learning in decreasing speaking anxiety for EFL learners. The researchers believe there is a relationship between Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) and anxiety. In other words, using mobiles to learn speaking can decrease the amount of anxiety the learners have and motivates them to speak in public. The…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Amengual-Pizarro, Marian – International Journal of English Studies, 2018
This study aims at exploring the degree of Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA) towards the learning of English that English for Specific Purposes students report experiencing. The participants in this study were 67 undergraduates at the University of the Balearic Islands enrolled in two university degree programs. The Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Anxiety
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Halat, Sercan; Özbay, Murat – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In 21st century which witnesses a range of extraordinary technological improvements; along with the world's turning into global-village-like place, it is a vital need that a common communication network being built up as a result of the interaction among the people whose nation, culture, language and beliefs differ drastically. With the aim of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Turkish, Anxiety, Second Language Learning
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Ra, Jongmin; Rhee, Ki Jong – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
A fundamental challenge to understanding effects of foreign language anxiety on the foreign language learning lies in implementing reliable and valid measures. Considering importance of measurement bias and widespread usage of the foreign language classroom anxiety scale (FLCAS) in education, the aim of the current study was to detect differential…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Tosun, Bahadir – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
Despite the numerous studies investigating the nature of anxiety and its relationship with several age groups in the context of foreign language classroom anxiety, these two subjects are still in need of further quantitative investigation. Accordingly, the current study investigated the major factors that lead to students' foreign language…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Age Differences, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Liu, Meihua – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
The present research explored bilingual/multilingual students' willingness to communicate in Chinese (WTCC) and foreign language anxiety (FLA) when speaking Chinese and their associations with self-rated proficiency in Chinese in a university in Beijing. The study recruited 167 bilingual and multilingual learners of Chinese to fill in a battery of…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Chinese, Second Language Instruction
Yüce, Erkan – Online Submission, 2018
Current study investigated whether there is a relationship between foreign music listening and classroom anxiety level with regard to foreign language learning. The effect of listening to music in the target language both as a habit in daily life and prior to the foreign language classes was the main concern of this study. The data were gathered…
Descriptors: Correlation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Music
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Phongsa, Manivone; Mohamed Ismail, Shaik Abdul Malik; Low, Hui Min – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
Foreign language anxiety is common among adult learners, especially those who lack exposure to the language that they are learning. In this study, we compared the foreign language anxiety experienced by monolingual and bilingual tertiary students in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) who were learning English as a Foreign Language. The…
Descriptors: Laotians, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Subekti, Adaninggar Septi – Dinamika Ilmu, 2018
This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA) and spoken performances of non-English major university students in Indonesia. The study found that learners experienced various degrees of FLA with the mean score 93.07 (SD = 17.69, N = 119). This study also found a statistically significant, negative…
Descriptors: Correlation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Lee, Jang Ho – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
The present study was designed to examine the effects of short-term study abroad (SA) on learners' L2 anxiety, international posture, and L2 willingness to communicate (WTC). To this end, the SA experience of 69 L2 learners in four different SA programmes was investigated. The data were obtained from participant questionnaires, which were…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Outcomes of Education, Second Language Learning, Anxiety
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Yassin, Amr Abdullatif; Razak, Norizan Abdul – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study aimed at investigating the level of foreign language anxiety experienced by Yemeni University EFL students. Although many scales have been developed to measure the level of anxiety, each scale investigates anxiety in one skill except Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale (FLCAS) which investigates anxiety mainly in speaking and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Yurtseven, Nihal; Akpur, Ugur – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2018
The purpose of the present study is to determine the predictive level of perfectionism, anxiety, and procrastination on academic achievement and to describe interrelationships among the variables. A convergent parallel mixed methods research design was applied in the study. The participants included 522 college students. The "Multidimensional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Personality Traits, Anxiety
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Jee, Min Jung – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
This study investigated Korean-as-a-foreign-language (KFL) students' foreign language anxiety (FLA) in relation to five affective variables (i.e., unwillingness to communicate, classroom risk-taking, classroom sociability, motivation, and self-efficacy) as well as to self-rated Korean proficiency. One hundred and fifty-two KFL students who were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Korean, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Balla, Asjad Ahmed Saeed – English Language Teaching, 2017
This paper investigates the level of anxiety due to learning English as a foreign language. It tries to answer these questions: (1) Is anxiety a factor in hindering English proficiency? (2) Does anxiety lead to fear of communication? (3) Which type of anxiety is high among tertiary level female Saudi students? The Foreign Language Anxiety…
Descriptors: Anxiety, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Females
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Sánchez Solarte, Ana Clara; Sánchez Solarte, Andrés – HOW, 2017
This paper reports the results of a group intervention based on strategies derived from the systemic therapy model--brief strategic therapy. These strategies aimed at decreasing the anxiety levels commonly found in oral performance tasks related to L2 learning. Thirteen students from different semesters who belonged to two foreign language…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Second Language Learning, Intervention, Second Language Instruction
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