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    New insights into language anxiety: theory, research and educational implications

    Gkonou, C. and Daubney, M. and Dewaele, Jean-Marc, eds. (2017) New insights into language anxiety: theory, research and educational implications. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. ISBN 9781783097708.

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    Book synopsis: This book provides an overview of current theory, research and practice in the field of language anxiety and brings together a range of perspectives on this psychological construct in a single volume. Chapters in the volume are divided into three sections. Part 1 revisits language anxiety theory, showing that it can be viewed as a complex and dynamic construct and that it is linked to other psychological variables, such as the self and personality. In Part 2, a series of contextualised studies on language anxiety are presented, with a key feature of these studies being the diverse research designs which are applied in different instructional settings across the globe. Part 3 bridges theory and practice by presenting coping strategies and practice activities with a view to informing classroom practice and pedagogical interventions.


    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Jean-Marc Dewaele
    Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 10:53
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:42


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