An Analysis Of EFL Students’ Strategies In Relieving Anxiety In Speaking Performance At The Third Semester Of IAIN Parepare

Adelya, Rezki (2022) An Analysis Of EFL Students’ Strategies In Relieving Anxiety In Speaking Performance At The Third Semester Of IAIN Parepare. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN PAREPARE.

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Having the ability to speak a foreign language well is a must for every student to achieve proper quality in speaking. But, while speaking is one of important aspects of learning English, some EFL Students at IAIN Parepare encountered some obstacles when they wanted to speak. The researcher aims at 1). Knowing what students feel when anxiety occur when they perform English 2). To finding and analyzing the reason why they feel anxiety 3). Knowing what is the impact of anxiety in students’ speaking performance 4). Knowing and analyzing the strategies that students’ used for reliving anxiety in speaking performance. The researcher applying qualitative method.

The problem statements of this research are: 1). What students feel when they have anxiety? 2). Why students feel anxiety when they perform English speaking? 3). What is the impact of students’ anxiety in their speaking performance? 4). What are the strategies do the students have in relieving anxiety that contributed to their English speaking performance?

The findings indicate that 1). when students feel anxiety, they feel trembled, lost words/blank, followed by can’t get into the argument, and also having a cold sweat. Moreover, they also very tense, and their heart rate increased, and somehow, they have a sudden stomachache. In addition, stuttering, feeling of burning ears, and cold feet & hands. 2). The reasons why students feel anxiety when they perform English speaking are, they are afraid of producing mistakes, for example mispronunciation. Then, they have limit vocabulary There is also lost confidence. Also, lack of grammar. Moreover, fear of being laughed by the audience, fear of being misinterpreted, and being pointed unexpectedly by the lecturer also could lead anxiety for students. 3). The impact of anxiety to the students’ speaking performance such as nervous, trembling,and having shaky voice. Then followed by tend to make unnecessary move and stuttering. 4). The strategies that used by students to relieve their anxiety are Preparation, Relaxation, Mindset management and More Willing to Take Risk

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Students’ Strategies, Relieving Anxiety, Speaking Performance
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: azaliya azaliya naim
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2023 08:04
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2023 08:04

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