Foreign Language Learners' Anxiety in Language Skills Learning: A Case study at Universitas Kristen Indonesia

JET (Journal of English Teaching)

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Title Foreign Language Learners' Anxiety in Language Skills Learning: A Case study at Universitas Kristen Indonesia
 
Creator Male, Hendrikus
 
Description Anxiety has been a matter of substantial concern in foreign language (FL) learning setting for educators since it is a major obstacle learners need to overcome (Ellis, 2008; Wu, 2010).This study was aimed at finding out students’ language anxiety in learning the four language skills at a university level in English as a FL context. The participants were 71 students of the English education Department of Universitas Kristen Indonesia. Data was collected by administering a set of questionnaire. To support the data, interview was conducted to some of the respondents. Findings showed that the majority of the students were more anxious on writing skill, followed by reading, speaking and listening in their language learning process. It is highly recommended that the teachers or faculties be more creative in making the language skills classes atmosphere more fun and relaxing so that the students could achieve higher learning results.
Keywords: anxiety, non-native learners, language learning process
 
Publisher Prodi. Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, FKIP, Universitas Kristen Indonesia
 
Date 2018-10-26
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ejournal.uki.ac.id/index.php/jet/article/view/854
10.33541/jet.v4i3.854
 
Source JET (Journal of English Teaching); Vol 4 No 3 (2018): Journal of English Teaching; 170-182
2622-4224
2087-9628
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ejournal.uki.ac.id/index.php/jet/article/view/854/690
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 JET (Journal of English Teaching)
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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