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Speaking anxiety in young EFL ecuadorian students

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dc.contributor.advisor *Dragosavljevich Garzón, Milica Margarita
dc.contributor.author Ocaña Ramos, Diana Elizabeth
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-17T10:48:43Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-17T10:48:43Z
dc.date.issued 2021-08-04
dc.identifier.citation 9890 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.puce.edu.ec:80/handle/22000/19065
dc.description.abstract This paper aims to determine the causes of speaking anxiety among EFL teenagers from Unidad Educativa Municipal Quitumbe. Teenage learners are influenced by different types of feelings during adolescence due to the specific psycho-physiological changes of this age group. Therefore, teachers must be incredibly careful on how foreign language anxiety negatively influences the personality of learners from the point of view of their character and confidence building. According to the surveys administered during this investigation, most of the students find it difficult to learn, understand and use the foreign language. This phenomenon is the result of the interaction of several factors, which is why, it is paramount to identify the causes of foreign language anxiety, particularly in speaking for it is in the communicative act where anxiety is most visible. To obtain the data, it was considered necessary to make use of the previously used and tested Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale (FLCAS), which was taken into consideration as guide. The findings present a high level of speaking anxiety in the foreign language class due to the poor knowledge of verbal and non-verbal skills (See in results pgs. 12-18). This paper suggests that further research about this phenomenon within Ecuadorian students is of the highest importance. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher PUCE - Quito en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries CD-ROM;
dc.subject ENGLISH LANGUAGE - TEACHING en_US
dc.subject ECUADORIAN STUDENTS en_US
dc.subject ANXIETY en_US
dc.subject PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES en_US
dc.subject LEARNING en_US
dc.title Speaking anxiety in young EFL ecuadorian students en_US
dc.type masterThesis en_US
dc.id.author 1713368627 en_US
dc.id.advisor 1710672997 en_US


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