ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM ANXIETY: COMPONENTS, EFFECTS, AND SOLUTIONS

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  • Thananchai Yiamsawat English for Instructional Support Section, Faculty of Arts, Dhurakij Pundit University

Keywords:

Language Anxiety, Components, Effects, Solutions

Abstract

Anxiety is one of the affective variables that can influence students’ language learning process and second or foreign language achievement. This article critically reviews the literature that examined the potential factors involved in language anxiety including three components: the teacher, the environment, and the student. The other theme that is described in this review is four major effects of anxiety on foreign language learning and performance, that is, academic, cognitive, social, and personal effects. English language teachers are recommended to enhance their students’ performance and reduce language classroom anxiety by creating a friendly and relaxing classroom atmosphere, encouraging students’ involvement in pair and group work activities and providing appropriate and useful activities for their students.

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2020-06-30

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Yiamsawat ท. (2020). ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM ANXIETY: COMPONENTS, EFFECTS, AND SOLUTIONS. Suthiparithat, 30(95), 1–12. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/DPUSuthiparithatJournal/article/view/244145

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