The Relationship Between Listening Anxiety and
Listening Strategies Used by English Major
Students
Presenter : Adam Wang
A...
Contents
Introduction
Literature
Review
Methodology
2
Introduction
•
•
•
•

Background
Purpose of the study
Research Questions
Significance of the study

3
Introduction
 Background
Listening is an essential skill which develops faster than
speaking and often affects the growth...
Introduction
 Purpose of the study

To probe into the relationship between
listening strategies and listening anxiety

5
Introduction
 Research Question

6
Introduction
 Significance

3. Effective will give the EFL
1. The studystrategies employed by
2. The study will also prov...
Literature Review
•
•
•
•
•

Listening Comprehension
Definition of Listening Strategies
Types of Listening Strategies
Defi...
Listening Comprehension
As Sadighi & Zare (2006) indicated that the difficulty of
exploring the listening skill and the as...
Definition of Listening Strategies
Defined the term –listening strategy– is used to refer to
the strategies that listeners...
Types of Listening Strategies
Learning strategies were categorized as meta-cognitive,
cognitive, and socio-affective strat...
Types of Listening Strategies

3. Socio-affective
2. Cognitive
1. Meta-cognitive learners to
employed by
utilized by class...
Definition of Listening Anxiety
Is a psychological term, refers to a personality trait
which can influence the process of ...
Findings on other researcher’s study
The findings of his study showed that the more
proficient listeners used more plannin...
Findings on other researcher’s study
The study showed that the more proficient listeners
employed meta-cognitive strategie...
Methodology
•
•
•
•

Participants & Setting
Instruments
Procedure
Data analysis

16
Methodology
 Participants & Setting

Freshman
Sophomore

Approximately 200 college students in
Chaoyang University and Te...
Instrument

English Listening Comprehension Strategy
Questionnaire
adapted from Ho (2006)

• 30 items & 5-point Likert Sca...
Instrument

Foreign Language Listening Anxiety Scale
(FLLAS)
developed by Kim (2003)

33 items & 5-point Likert Scale

19
Methodology
 English Listening Comprehension Strategy
Questionnaire

20
Methodology
 English Listening Comprehension Strategy
Questionnaire

21
Methodology
 Foreign Language Listening Anxiety Scale
(FLLAS)

22
Methodology
 Procedure

On May 2014
10-15 minutes before
the class
23
Data Analysis
Q3
Q2
Q1
Is there any significant
relationship between
listening strategies and
anxiety and
English anxiety?...
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  1. 1. The Relationship Between Listening Anxiety and Listening Strategies Used by English Major Students Presenter : Adam Wang Adviser : Dr. Pi-Ying Teresa Hsu Date : Jan 6, 2014
  2. 2. Contents Introduction Literature Review Methodology 2
  3. 3. Introduction • • • • Background Purpose of the study Research Questions Significance of the study 3
  4. 4. Introduction  Background Listening is an essential skill which develops faster than speaking and often affects the growth of reading and writing abilities in learning a new language. 4
  5. 5. Introduction  Purpose of the study To probe into the relationship between listening strategies and listening anxiety 5
  6. 6. Introduction  Research Question 6
  7. 7. Introduction  Significance 3. Effective will give the EFL 1. The studystrategies employed by 2. The study will also provide high listening anxietyteachers can teachers with appropriate advice right directions for listeners and reduced student’s anxious feeling, and assistance to get over student students to succeed English in order to in English listening and difficulties enhance the listening listening teaching and learning. comprehension of less effective to lower down student’s listening listeners anxiety. 7
  8. 8. Literature Review • • • • • Listening Comprehension Definition of Listening Strategies Types of Listening Strategies Definition of Listening Anxiety Findings on other researcher’s study 8
  9. 9. Listening Comprehension As Sadighi & Zare (2006) indicated that the difficulty of exploring the listening skill and the assumption that learners develop the listening skill has a lack of research in the listening skill of the foreign language. Sadighi & Zare (2006) 9
  10. 10. Definition of Listening Strategies Defined the term –listening strategy– is used to refer to the strategies that listeners consciously or unconsciously use in order to understand, analyze, and interpret a text. (Vandergrift, 2007) 10
  11. 11. Types of Listening Strategies Learning strategies were categorized as meta-cognitive, cognitive, and socio-affective strategies are steps taken to contribute learners to acquire, store, retrieve, and use information, these strategies which has been developed. (O’Malley & Chamot’s, 1990) 11
  12. 12. Types of Listening Strategies 3. Socio-affective 2. Cognitive 1. Meta-cognitive learners to employed by utilized by classmates ,scope listeners to to and cooperate with comprehension to increase with material to be learn or to question the teacher for second language retention apply specific techniques clarification 12
  13. 13. Definition of Listening Anxiety Is a psychological term, refers to a personality trait which can influence the process of learning in general, and language learning/acquisition in particular (Izadi, 2012) 13
  14. 14. Findings on other researcher’s study The findings of his study showed that the more proficient listeners used more planning strategies than the less proficient listeners and that the more proficient listeners were more attentive than the less proficient listeners. (Liu, 2008) 14
  15. 15. Findings on other researcher’s study The study showed that the more proficient listeners employed meta-cognitive strategies more frequently than the less proficient listeners, and the variations in this type of strategy use had a statistically significant relation across the listening ability. (Vandergrift, 2007) 15
  16. 16. Methodology • • • • Participants & Setting Instruments Procedure Data analysis 16
  17. 17. Methodology  Participants & Setting Freshman Sophomore Approximately 200 college students in Chaoyang University and Technology 17
  18. 18. Instrument English Listening Comprehension Strategy Questionnaire adapted from Ho (2006) • 30 items & 5-point Likert Scale • Cronbach’s Alpha = .87 • P < .05 18
  19. 19. Instrument Foreign Language Listening Anxiety Scale (FLLAS) developed by Kim (2003) 33 items & 5-point Likert Scale 19
  20. 20. Methodology  English Listening Comprehension Strategy Questionnaire 20
  21. 21. Methodology  English Listening Comprehension Strategy Questionnaire 21
  22. 22. Methodology  Foreign Language Listening Anxiety Scale (FLLAS) 22
  23. 23. Methodology  Procedure On May 2014 10-15 minutes before the class 23
  24. 24. Data Analysis Q3 Q2 Q1 Is there any significant relationship between listening strategies and anxiety and English anxiety? listeningperformance? 24 Pearson -Correlation
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