Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume 10. Number 3 September 2019                                              Pp. 309-317
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/vol10no3.21

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 Foreign Language Anxiety: A Systematic Review 

Ibrahim Naser Oteir
Department of English, Community College
Majmaah University, Al-Majmaah
Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Nijr Al-Otaibi
Department of English, Community College
Majmaah University, Al-Majmaah
Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

 Abstract:
Research in foreign language learning has notably revealed that foreign language anxiety has been a crucial area in applied linguistics. Therefore, this study tends to give a comprehensive review of literature on foreign language anxiety. This review also tries to add an additional explanation to the earlier studies of this issue. It clarifies the concept of foreign language anxiety and how it is different from other related types of anxiety. Finally, it shows the main causes and effects of foreign language anxiety that influence language learners.
Keywords: causes of foreign language anxiety, English as a foreign language (EFL) learners, effects of foreign language anxiety, foreign language anxiety

Cite as: Oteir, I. N., & Al-Otaibi, A. N. (2019). Foreign Language Anxiety: A Systematic Review. Arab World English Journal10 (3) 309-317.
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/vol10no3.21

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Dr. Ibrahim Oteir is a senior lecturer at Community College, Majmaah University, Majmaah,
Saudi Arabia. His research interests center on Second language acquisition, applied linguistics,
and language learning and teaching.