STUDENTS’ ANXIETY OF SPEAKING ENGLISH IN PUBLIC

Andi Ahmad Fauzi, Diana Putri, Tifa Rahman

Abstract


Speaking skill is the most important skill to acquire in foreign language learning. Among the four key language skills, speaking is deemed to be the most important skill in learning a foreign language. The ability to speak a foreign language is predominantly influenced by one of the problems, namely speaking anxiety. This study aims to investigate the students’ speaking anxiety among college students. It focuses to reveal in what situation students feel anxious, the causal factors that make students feel anxious when speaking English in public, and how they overcome anxiety. This study applied descriptive qualitative to answer the research questions. The data were obtained through observation and interview. It was shown that the factors that made students feel anxious when speaking in English were lack of preparation, afraid of making mistakes, afraid of being laughed by friends, nervous when standing in front of people, afraid of being wrong to pronounce and choosing the words in English

Full Text:

PDF 71-78

References


Barker SB, Dawson KS. The effects of animal-assisted therapy on anxiety ratings of hospitalized psychiatric patients. Psychiatr serv 1998;49:797–801.

Barker sb, dawson ks. The effects of animal-assisted therapy on anxiety ratings of hospitalized psychiatric patients. Psychiatr serv 1998;49:797–801.

Barker sb, dawson ks. The effects of animal-assisted therapy on anxiety ratings of hospitalized psychiatric patients. Psychiatr serv 1998;49:797–801.

Barker kb, dawson ks. (1998). The effects of animal-assisted theraphy on anxiety ratings of hospitalized psyciatric patients. Psyciatr serv 1998:49.797-801,

Creswell, J. (2009). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method approaches (3rd ed.). SAGE Publications, Incorporated.

Davison GC (2008). Abnormal Psychology. Toronto: Veronica Visentin. p. 154. ISBN 978-0-470-84072-6

Gardner, R. C., & MacIntyre, P. D. (1993). A Student’s Contribution to Second Language Learning. Part II: Affective Variables. Language Teaching, 26(1), 1–11. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1017/S0261444800000045

Haycraft, Jhon. (1978). An Introduction to English Language Teaching. England: Longman

Hornby, A. S. (1995). Oxford advanced learner’s dictionary (5th Ed.). London: Oxford University Press.

Laisouw, F. (2019). The Effect of Debate Technique to Students’ Speaking Ability. Lingua-Journal of Linguistics, Literature, and Language Education, 2(1), 15–22. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2588101

Marshall, C. & Rossman, G. B. (1989). Designing qualitative research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Musthachim, A. (2014). Students’ anxiety in learning english: a case study at the 8th grade of SMPN 9 South Tangerang. The State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah.

Oprandy, R. (1994). Listening/ Speaking in Second and Foreign Language Teaching

Parmawati, A. (2018). Using Analytic Teams Technique to Improve Students’ Speaking Skill. Edulitics (Education, Literature, and Linguistics) Journal, 3(2), 21–25.

Sartika, D. (2016). Teaching speaking using the Information Gap technique. Vol. 7 No.3

Seligman ME, Walker EF, Rosenhan DL. Abnormal psychology (4th ed.). New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Syifa, A., Handayani, A.M., & Rizkiani, S. (2019). Students’ Speaking Anxiety in EFL Classroom. Professional Journal of English Education. Volume 2, No. 4, July 2019

Tiyas, A., Nurhidayah, Y., & Herdiawan., R. D. (2020). “Why I can’t speak up?”: Students’ Anxiety in Public Speaking. Journal of English Language Learning (JELL), 103.

Vanderkevent. (1990). Teaching Speaking and Component of Speaking. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Harris, D. (1974). Testing English as a Second Language. New York: Mc. Graw. Hill Book Company.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.35194/cp.v0i0.1320

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.