publication . Article . 2016

The Relationships between Social Class, Listening Test Anxiety and Test Scores

Omid Talebi Rezaabadi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2016 Journal: Advances in Language and Literary Studies (issn: 2203-4714, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
Abstract
This study investigated the relationships between the social anxiety, social class and listening-test anxiety of students learning English as a foreign language. The aims of the study were to examine the relationship between listening-test anxiety and listening-test performance. The data were collected using an adapted Foreign Language Listening Anxiety Scale and a newly developed Foreign Language Social Anxiety Scale. The potential correlation between social anxiety and listening-test performance was investigated by the correlation coefficient rxy. A moderate positive correlation was found between students’ social class and social anxiety. The results suggest t...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: humanitiesbehavioral disciplines and activitiesotorhinolaryngologic diseasespsychological phenomena and processes
free text keywords: P, Language and Literature, P101-410, Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
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