The Affective Filter in Second Language Teaching

  title={The Affective Filter in Second Language Teaching},
  author={Xiaoyan Du},
  journal={Asian Social Science},
  • Xiaoyan Du
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Asian Social Science
Language learning is a process that involves both objective and affective factors. This paper introduces the concept of affective filter which has four factors, and then argues how to make use of them in SLT. By analyzing this topic, second language teachers can find a better way to conduct their teaching. 
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