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New Insights Into Language Anxiety: Theory, Research and Educational Implications

Author: Mark Daubney; Jean-Marc Dewaele; Christina Gkonou
Publisher: Channel View Publications.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

This book provides an overview of current theory, research and practice in the field of language anxiety and brings together a range of perspectives on this psychological construct in a single  Read more...


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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Daubney; Jean-Marc Dewaele; Christina Gkonou
ISBN: 9781783097722 1783097728 9781783097708 1783097701
OCLC Number: 1091441291
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Mark Daubney, Jean-Marc Dewaele and Christina Gkonou: IntroductionPart 1: Theoretical Insights2. Peter D. Macintyre: An Overview of Language Anxiety Research and Trends in Its Development3. Elaine Horwitz: On the Misreading Of Horwitz, Horwitz, and Cope (1986) and the Need to Balance Anxiety Research and the Experiences of Anxious Language LearnersPart 2: Empirical Investigations 4. Erdi Simsek and Zoltan Doernyei: Anxiety and L2 Self-Images: The 'Anxious Self'5. Jean-Marc Dewaele: Are Perfectionists More Anxious Foreign Language Learners and Users?6. Jim King and Lesley Smith: Social Anxiety and Silence in Japan's Tertiary Foreign Language Classrooms7. Tammy Gregersen, Peter D. Macintyre and Tucker Olson: Do You See What I Feel? An Idiodynamic Assessment of Expert and Peer's Reading of Nonverbal Language Anxiety Cues8. Christina Gkonou: Towards an Ecological Understanding of Language Anxiety9. Zsuzsa Toth: Exploring the Relationship between Anxiety and Advanced Hungarian EFL Learners' Communication Experiences in the Target Language: A Study of High- Vs. Low-Anxious LearnersPart 3: Implications for Practice10. Rebecca L. Oxford: Anxious Language Learners Can Change Their Minds: Ideas and Strategies from Traditional Psychology and Positive Psychology11. Fernando D. Rubio-Alcala: The Links between Self-Esteem and Language Anxiety and Implications for the Classroom12. Christina Gkonou, Jean-Marc Dewaele and Mark Daubney: Conclusion


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Much of the current research in SLA and the neurosciences points to the strong influence of affective factors, such as anxiety, on the process of language learning. With chapters from important Read more...

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