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The Impact of Foreign Language Anxiety, Test Anxiety, and Self-Efficacy among Senior High School Students in Taiwan (Published)

This study attempted to investigate the relationship among foreign learning anxiety, foreign language test anxiety, and learning self-efficacy with regard to various genders and language proficiency levels. The participants in this study consisted of 256 freshmen in a senior high school in the middle of Taiwan. The data were gathered through questionnaires. The findings revealed significant differences among foreign learning anxiety, foreign language test anxiety, and learning self-efficacy with regard to various genders and language proficiency levels. Regardless of gender or language proficiency level, there was a positive correlation between foreign learning anxiety and foreign language test anxiety. On a contrary, there was a negative correlation between foreign learning anxiety and learning self-efficacy. Besides this, there was also a negative correlation between foreign language test anxiety and learning self-efficacy. This study also provides some context-specific pedagogical implications for Taiwanese EFL teachers and practitioners.

Keywords: Foreign Language Test Anxiety, Foreign Learning Anxiety, Learning Self-Efficacy

The impact of Foreign Language Anxiety, Test Anxiety, and Self-Efficacy among Senior High School Students in Taiwan (Published)

This study attempted to investigate the relationship among foreign learning anxiety, foreign language test anxiety, and learning self-efficacy with regard to various genders and language proficiency levels. The participants in this study consisted of 256 freshmen in a senior high school in the middle of Taiwan. The data were gathered through questionnaires. The findings revealed significant differences among foreign learning anxiety, foreign language test anxiety, and learning self-efficacy with regard to various genders and language proficiency levels. Regardless of gender or language proficiency level, there was a positive correlation between foreign learning anxiety and foreign language test anxiety. On a contrary, there was a negative correlation between foreign learning anxiety and learning self-efficacy. Besides this, there was also a negative correlation between foreign language test anxiety and learning self-efficacy. This study also provides some context-specific pedagogical implications for Taiwanese EFL teachers and practitioners.

Keywords: Foreign Language Test Anxiety, Foreign Learning Anxiety, Learning Self-Efficacy