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Title: Investigating Students' Writing Anxiety: A Study at English Teacher Education of Satya Wacana Christian University
Authors: Tuppang, Karmi Serewara
Keywords: EFL;writing;type of writing anxiety;factors cause the students felt anxious
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS-UKSW
Abstract: As a foreign language, English often made English Teacher Education of Satya Wacana Christian University students felt worried. Especially in writing, the students have to pay attention to some things when they were writing in English such as grammar, content, etc. In doing the practice of writing, learners are very possible to face problems such as anxiety. The purposes of this study are to find out what type of writing anxiety experienced by English Teacher Education of Satya Wacana Christian University students and to investigate what extent the students experience a particular type of writing anxiety. The data was obtained by distributing 56 close-ended questionnaires and by doing interview to 15 participants. The result shows that Cognitive Anxiety is the most common type of writing anxiety experienced by the students. In addition, this study also found some factors that cause the students felt anxious, such as the perception from teacher and classmates, writing class that they have never experienced before, writing skills are lacking, the pressure from the teacher, writing under time constraint, and the writing teacher who really focuses on grammar.
URI: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/5494
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