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Published by T.C. Anadolu Üniversitesi in Eskişehir .
Written in English


  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Second language acquisition.,
  • Anxiety.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesYabancı dil öğretme kaygısı
StatementHülya İpek.
SeriesT.C. Anadolu Üniversitesi yayınları -- no. 1730. -- Yabancı Diller Yüksekokulu yayınları -- no. 4
LC ClassificationsP53.7 .I64 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18898744M
ISBN 109750604331
LC Control Number2008558185

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The first book on foreign language learning anxiety (FLLA) in China to be published in English Includes recent studies on FLLA in China published in both English and Chinese Discusses implications for international students, teachers and researchers in the field of FLLABrand: Springer Singapore. The structure of the teaching of English as a foreign language is presented simply to help readers understand the context of the case study. However, the findings, measures taken to overcome foreign language speaking anxiety, suggestions, pedagogical implications, general insights, and conclusions presented in this article can help English teachersFile Size: KB.   The possibility that anxiety interferes with language learning has long interested scholars, language teachers, and language learners themselves. It is intuitive that anxiety would inhibit the learning and/or production of a second language (L2). The important term in the last sentence is ‘anxiety’. The concept of anxiety is itself multi Cited by: When language teachers ask students to talk about themselves in front of their classmates, we are putting them in an especially vulnerable position. A number of studies (see Horwitz, Tallon, & Luo, ) have suggested that about a third of language students experience some foreign language anxiety.

  This is the question Foreign Language Anxiety and the Advanced Language Learner sets out to explore. The aim of the book is to give readers an insight into what role anxiety plays in the language learning and communication processes of advanced language : Zsuzsa Toth. Elaine Horwitz is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and director of the Graduate Program in Foreign Language Education at UT Austin. She specializes in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education, and is widely published in the areas of foreign language anxiety, learner beliefs about language learning, and language learning strategies. Typically referred to as language anxiety or foreign language anxiety (FLA), this anxiety is categorized as a situation-specific anxiety, similar in type to other familiar manifestations of anxiety such as stage fright or test anxiety. This timeline includes 44 milestones in the development of the language teaching. Foreign language anxiety, or xenoglossophobia, is the feeling of unease, worry, nervousness and apprehension experienced in learning or using a second or foreign feelings may stem from any second language context whether it is associated with the productive skills of speaking and writing or the receptive skills of reading and listening.

Already the focus of much interest for 50 years, the study of foreign language learning anxiety (FLLA) still remains a popular research topic among scholars in Western countries. FLLA is believed to be an important cause of students’ “dumb English”. Using Technology in Foreign Language Teaching 3 field of foreign language teaching as the benefits have multiplied and the new generations, being digital natives, are technologically savvy. Hence, it is important to continue to explore the conditions under which technology can best be utilized so that its potential benefits are harnessed and the. students with high levels of foreign language anxiety exhibit avoidance behavior (Gregersen and Horwitz, ), it is essential to find out the causes of foreign language anxiety and reduce the undesired effects in foreign language teaching to create a low anxiety classroom for the learners (Young, ). proaches to foreign language teaching, such as community language learning and suggesto-pedia, are explicitly directed at reducing learner anxiety. However, second language research has neither adequately defined foreign language anxiety nor described its specific effects on for-eign language learning. This paper attempts to.