Foreign language anxiety among efl unıversity students and their deductive/inductıve learning style preferences
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CitationGürsoy, Semiha. (2016). Foreign language anxiety among EFL university students and their deductive/inductive learning style preferences. International Journal of Language Academy, 4 (1), 72-87.
Anxiety is considered to among the factors influencing Foreign Language Learning (FLL) performance, which has intriguing researchers. Learning style is one of these factors which are thought to have great influence on language learning. The purpose of this small scale study was to investigate possible relationship of Foreign Language anxiety and Deductive/Inductive language learning style preferences of the Elementary level students at Çağ University Preparatory School. 33 students participated in this study and 2 questionnaires (FLCAS and Inductive/Deductive Learning Style questionnaire) were given to the participant students. The majority of the students (n=15) were found to have average level of anxiety, and only 8 students showed low-level of anxiety. It was also found out that the participant students of this study have both deductive and inductive learning styles although deductive style was slightly higher than the inductive one. (Deductive/Inductive, Mean=41.51, Deductive Mean=24.12, Inductive Mean=17.32). Finally, when the relationship between the Foreign Language Anxiety and Deductive/Inductive Learning Styles investigated, no significant relationship was found between them.
SourceInternational Journal of Language Academy
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