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Impact de L’anxiété sur L’apprentissage des Langues
Impact of Language Anxiety on Language Learning and Communication Process

Author(s): Sylwia Łuszczyńska
Subject(s): Language studies, Foreign languages learning, Communication studies, Higher Education
Published by: Uniwersytet Humanistyczno-Przyrodniczy im. Jana Długosza w Częstochowie
Keywords: language anxiety; effect; student; learning; communication;

Summary/Abstract: There are many studies that have confirmed the negative impact of language anxiety not only on using a second language but also on further language learning. Language anxiety can be defined as the fear or apprehension occurring when a learner is expected to perform in the second or foreign language or the worry and negative emotional reaction when learning or using a second language. The purpose of this article is to present the impact of anxiety on language learning, and more specifically, the description of his academic, cognitive, social and personal effects.

  • Issue Year: XIII/2017
  • Issue No: 13
  • Page Range: 129-146
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: French