Life Syllabus: A new Nostrum for EFL Anxiety
لینک خرید / دانلود
This book investigated the effectiveness of Life Syllabus as a new remedy for decreasing anxiety of Iranian EFL students. The purpose of this study was to see whether there is any difference between Life Syllabus when a teacher used it in the classroom to reduce anxiety or not. 76 intermediate and advanced learners and four instructors of English as a foreign language (EFL) from the language learners of two institutes in Bandar Abbas, Iran participated in this study. A quasi-experimental research approach with interview followed in this study. A pre- test and post -test with the control and experimental group conducted to get participants’ performance before and at the end of using Life Syllabus. The study lasted for one term with naturalistic use of Life Syllabus for experimental group. The comparison between the students‟ scores showed that there was a significant difference in the final performance of two groups. Therefore, this study supports the idea that Life Syllabus reduces the EFL learners‟ anxiety. As Life Syllabus proved to be useful with Iranian EFL learners, EFL teachers also can adopt the technique in their classes to advance their students’ language learning.
Key words: Life Syllabus, Anxiety, EFL