COMMUNICATION APPREHENSION AND WILLINGNESS TO COMMUNICATE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM

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Apisara Sritulanon
Benchasri Sriyothin

Abstract

          This article presents one type of anxieties called communication apprehension and its effect on language learners’ willingness to communicate, particularly speaking abilities. In addition, the applications of relevant research will be discussed how it could be integrated with classroom activities in order to find a practical way to decrease communication apprehension and promote willingness to communicate in classroom.

 

          บทความนี้นำเสนอความวิตกกังวลประเภทหนึ่งที่เรียกว่าความวิตกกังวลด้านการสื่อสารและผลกระทบต่อความเต็มใจที่จะสื่อสารของผู้เรียนภาษาโดยเฉพาะอย่างยิ่งด้านความสามารถในการพูด นอกจากนี้การประยุกต์ใช้ผลของการวิจัยที่เกี่ยวข้องจะนำมาอภิปรายเพื่อหาวิธีที่จะสอดแทรกเข้ากับกิจกรรมในชั้นเรียน เพื่อหาแนวทางในการลดความวิตกกังวลด้านการสื่อสารและส่งเสริมความเต็มใจที่จะสื่อสารในห้องเรียน

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Sritulanon, A., & Sriyothin, B. (2017). COMMUNICATION APPREHENSION AND WILLINGNESS TO COMMUNICATE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM. Panyapiwat Journal, 9(2), 272-281. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/pimjournal/article/view/94398
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