English Language Anxiety and Stress among Saudi Students in the First Year at College of Sciences and Arts in Dharan Aljanoob

Ayman Hamad Elneil Hamdan Abdala • Elsadig Ali Elsadigelnadeef

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Abstract

This study investigates English language anxiety and stress among Saudi students in the First Year in College of Sciences and Arts in Dharan Aljanoub who study an English intensive course. It demonstrates the major causes of language anxiety and stress in English class. The study is based on descriptive analytical approach. The researchers used a student questionnaire as a tool for data collection. The study aims at eradicating and reducing English language anxiety and stress among Saudi students studying an English intensive course at College of Sciences and Arts in Dharan Aljanoub. The study concludes that fresh students feel anxious of making mistakes in English class and they scare of their colleagues’ jest comments. The study recommends that making mistakes in English class is familiar and part of learning process and students are recommended to learn that all the students and the teachers are learners and colleagues’ jest comments should not affect learning process.

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International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation

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