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• 1.Trait Anxiety
a more permanent
predisposition to be
anxious. It is related to
(Scovel, p. 137).
• 2.State Anxiety
apprehension that is
experienced at a
particular moment in
time as a response to a
• (Spielberger 1983)
What if the teacher
calls on me?I always
get the answer wrong!
the anxiety which is aroused by a
specific type of situation or event
such as public
speaking,examination or class
Facilitating vs debilitating anxiety
Facilitating anxiety motivates the learner to ‘fight’ the new
learning task; it gears the learner emotionally for approval
Example: Student works hard and passes the exam.
Debilitatiing anxiety motivates the learner to ‘flee’ the new
learning task; it stimulates the individual emotionally to
adopt avoidance behavior. (Scovel, T. ,1978)
Example: run away from exams.
Horwitz & Cope (1986) developed a foreign language
anxiety scale based on conversation with beginner
learners who identified themselves as anxious. This
questionnaire consists of 33 items relating to the 3
general sources of anxiety.
Fear of Negative Evaluation
Teacher’s Role in Class-Room Anxiety
State of equilibrium in Class.
Positive Thinking towards Students
Overlook Student’s mistakes
Stress free environment.