Do Learners of Different Foreign Languages Have Different Beliefs and Anxiety?
作者: Yi-an HouWei-yu ChungYen-ju HouHsueh-yu Cheng
刊名: The International Journal of Communication and Linguistic Studies, 2015, Vol.13 (4), pp.67-78
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-7882/CGP/v13i04/43660
关键词: BeliefAnxietyLearners of Foreign Languages
原始语种摘要: The study was an attempt to investigate whether there was any difference on beliefs and anxiety between learners of different foreign languages. Subjects were 117 Taiwanese foreign language learners, participating in a university’s foreign languages program, including forty in the English class and seventy-seven in the Japanese class. They were arranged to fill out a questionnaire dealing with their belief (Horwitz 1988) and anxiety (Horwitz, Horwitz, and Cope 1986) about that target language. Findings showed that English learners had more favorable beliefs about English learning, but Japanese learners were more anxious about learning Japanese. In addition, students’ beliefs were found to have some impacts on their anxiety, and some significant differences did exist in beliefs and anxiety...
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  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • anxiety 忧虑
  • language 语言
  • seventy 七十
  • anxious 渴望的
  • foreign 外国的
  • learning 学识
  • about 大约
  • Japanese 日本人日语日本的
  • attempt 试验