Overcoming Fear of Speaking in English through Meaningful Activities: A Study with Teenagers * Superación del temor a hablar en inglés a través de actividades significativas: un estudio con adolescentes

@inproceedings{Tinjac2008OvercomingFO,
  title={Overcoming Fear of Speaking in English through Meaningful Activities: A Study with Teenagers * Superaci{\'o}n del temor a hablar en ingl{\'e}s a trav{\'e}s de actividades significativas: un estudio con adolescentes},
  author={Roc{\'i}o Amparo Buitrago Tinjac{\'a} and Ruth Ayala Contreras},
  year={2008}
}
of the problem, we proposed an artistic and academic space called Cultural Moment, adapted from the Spanish class. It is a task-based cooperative learning environment. The students have the possibility to try their aesthetic abilities and interact in English within an unstressful and enjoyable atmosphere. To gather information we used interviews, field notes, and audio and video recordings. This study suggests some possible strategies to reduce language anxiety and promote oral interaction in… CONTINUE READING

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