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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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Akpur, Ugur – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine the predictive and explanatory relationship model between procrastination, motivation, anxiety and academic achievement of university students. Research Methods: In this study, a causal research design was used. The study group consisted of 211 participants. In order to determine their motivation…
Descriptors: Models, Time Management, Student Motivation, Anxiety
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Tanielian, Adam R. – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2017
This study surveys 156 Saudi male and 131 Saudi female students in their first year at King Faisal University in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Demographic data is collected along with quantitative data using a self-reporting Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale (FLCAS) with a 5- point Likert scale. English performance data is collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, College Freshmen, Statistical Analysis
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Okay, Aysegül; Balçikanli, Cem – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2017
This study investigates whether there is a relationship between anxiety levels and belief patterns of Turkish EFL students in relation to level of instruction. A total number of 207 students voluntarily participated in the study. To gather quantitative data, adapted Turkish versions of Beliefs about Language Learning Inventory (BALLI) and Foreign…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Measures (Individuals)
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Cakici, Dilek – English Language Teaching, 2016
The main aim of this study was to investigate the correlation among test anxiety (TA), foreign language anxiety (FLA) and language achievement of university preparatory students learning English as a foreign language. The sample of the research consisted of 301 (211 females, 90 males) attending a one-year EFL preparatory school at Ondokuz Mayis…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Test Anxiety, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency
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Genç, Gülten – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2016
The present study focuses on the relationship between reading anxiety and ambiguity tolerance of 295 Turkish EFL learners of English (180 females, 115 males). Data were collected using the Turkish version of FLRAS and SLTAS in 2015-2016 academic year. The overall design of the study was based on the quantitative research method. Data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Anxiety, Reading Skills
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Elaldi, Senel – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
A considerable number of foreign language learners experience a feeling of anxiety in language learning process. The purpose of this research was to find out foreign language anxiety levels of students studying in the Faculty of English Language and Literature at Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey when they were in preparatory class and when…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Communication (Thought Transfer), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Dogan, Yunus; Tuncer, Murat – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This correlational survey study aimed to investigate whether the Turkish prep-class students' foreign language classroom anxiety levels and foreign language achievement significantly differ in terms of such variables as their gender, their experience abroad, perceived level of income and any third language (other than Turkish and English) they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Surveys, Second Language Instruction
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Al-Khasawneh, Fadi Maher – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2016
This study investigates the level and sources of foreign language learning anxiety experienced by Saudi students studying at King Khalid University (KKU). It also aims to examine the differences between the level of language anxiety and the students' study level. For this purpose, 97 English majored students from different levels were purposively…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Anxiety, College Students
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Sanadgol, Fatemeh; Abdolmanafi-Rokni, Seyed Jalal – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
Research in the series of second language learning certify that both cognitive and affective factors within a language learner affect the level of success that will be achieved in learning a second language. This study was an attempt to investigate the relationship among three factors of anxiety, motivation, and autonomy. To this purpose, 207…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Student Motivation, Personal Autonomy, Statistical Analysis
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Martirossian, Armineh; Hartoonian, Anahid – English Language Teaching, 2015
Foreign language classroom anxiety (FLCA) and self-regulated learning strategies (SRLSs) are important factors that influence language learning process in negative and positive ways respectively. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between FLCA and SRLSs. To this end, 100 university students majoring in TEFL were selected. For…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Correlation
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Gopang, Illahi Bux; Bughio, Faraz Ali; Pathan, Habibullah – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 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)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Attitudes
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Jin, Yinxing; de Bot, Kees; Keijzer, Merel – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2015
Adopting a longitudinal design, this study investigates the effects of foreign language anxiety on foreign language proficiency over time within English and Japanese learning contexts. It also explores the stability of anxiety in English and Japanese over time and the stability of anxiety across English and Japanese. Chinese university students (N…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Language Proficiency, Japanese, Longitudinal Studies
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Khan, Said Muhammad – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
The realization of speech anxiety among ESL/EFL learners is important. Once understood, these feelings of fear or nervousness may be relieved and the desired objectives of learning the target language may be achieved. The study has attempted to measure the level of anxiety among ESL/EFL learners at HITEC University, Taxila, Pakistan. The current…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Anxiety, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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