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Duxbury, John G.; Tsai, Ling-ling – Online Submission, 2010
This study investigated the level of foreign language anxiety in the classroom, plus the correlation between foreign language anxiety and cooperative learning attitudes and practice among university students at one university in the United States and three universities in Southern Taiwan. Two instruments (The Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety…
Descriptors: Universities, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cooperative Learning
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Thompson, Amy S.; Khawaja, Anastasia J. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
As part of a larger study on individual differences and language learning in Turkey, this study explores the relationship between foreign language anxiety and two operationalisations of multilingualism: any experience with a third language and Perceived Positive Language Interaction; it also illuminates connections among the aforementioned…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Second Language Learning, Multilingualism, Profiles
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Suwantarathip, Ornprapat; Wichadee, Saovapa – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2010
The purposes of this study were to examine the effectiveness of cooperative learning approach in reducing foreign language anxiety and to investigate its impact on language proficiency of 40 sophomore students enrolled in EN 211 course in the second semester of 2009 academic year at Bangkok University. Three instruments employed were the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Achievement Tests, Cooperative Learning
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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)
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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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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Sadighi, Firooz; Dastpak, Mehdi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
Foreign language learning anxiety is one of the affective factors which influence language learning negatively. It has several sources and different types. The present study aimed at investigating the sources of foreign language speaking anxiety of Iranian EFL learners. To do so, 154 EFL learners participated in the study. They were required to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Anxiety, Barriers, English (Second Language)
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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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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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Akkakoson, Songyut – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2016
Purpose: This paper reports on a part of a larger research project concerning the conceptualisation of English language speaking-in-class anxiety, attitudes to speaking English in class and self-ratings of English-speaking ability, and perceived sources of this situation-specific anxiety. Methodology: The participants in this study were 282 Thai…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Dolean, Dacian Dorin – Language Teaching Research, 2016
Foreign language classroom anxiety (FLCA) has been the subject of several studies aimed to optimize learning of a foreign language in the classroom. However, few studies provide specific curriculum-based methodological strategies to be used in the classroom in order to lower the anxiety level. In this article, two experimental classes of 8th-grade…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Ghorbandordinejad, Farhad; Ahmadabad, Roghayyeh Moradian – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2016
This study investigated the relationship between autonomy and English language achievement among third-grade high school students as mediated by foreign language classroom anxiety in a city in the north-west of Iran. A sample of 400 students (187 males, and 213 females) was assessed for their levels of autonomy and foreign language anxiety using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Personal Autonomy, Academic Achievement
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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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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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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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