Sources and Suggestions to Lower Listening Comprehension Anxiety in the EFL Classroom: A Case Study

Mohd. Yasin Sharif, Farhiba Ferdous


Listening is a creative skill that demands active involvement. The listeners share their knowledge from both linguistics and non linguistics sources. Listening comprehension (LC) tasks which is always accompanied by anxiety needs closer examination. In the listening process a low-anxiety classroom environment inspires the listeners to participate actively and effectively, research shows that. So if we want students to experience success in listening comprehension task in Foreign Language (FL) learning, an important step, is to create a positive low-anxiety atmosphere within the class room. This study tries to find out the sources that evokes LC anxiety as reported by students and suggestions offered by the foreign language learners of International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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