Levels and Sources of Language Anxiety and Fear of Negative Evaluation among Iranian EFL Learners

  title={Levels and Sources of Language Anxiety and Fear of Negative Evaluation among Iranian EFL Learners},
  author={Mohammad Shabani},
Anxiety, as an important affective variable, has been found to be a significant factor adversely affecting language learning (Aydin 2008). Many studies have explored sources and causes of anxiety among learners (Young, 1991; Tanveer, 2007; Aydin 2008; Williams& Andrade, 2008). However, to date little, if any, studies have examined levels and sources of anxiety and its relationship with fear of negative evaluation. To this end, the present study has been conducted in Iranian context. Data were… CONTINUE READING
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