Investigating the Relation of Anxiety to Learners' Listening Comprehension Proficiency Using Visual Strategies
College Of Basic Education Researches Journal,
2021, Volume 17, Issue 2, Pages 1715-1730
AbstractListening comprehension is a cognitive approach to deal with spoken texts. However, listening to foreign language causes anxiety to the learners of that language. Two null-hypotheses have been employed to investigate the relation of anxiety to learners' listening comprehension proficiency using visual strategies, namely, picture strip story strategy and video strategy.
To find out the relation between learners' anxiety and their listening comprehension proficiency by using picture strip story strategy and video strategy, the researcher has used a questionnaire which is consisted of (20) items. The questionnaire is Likert-type scale . A qualitative method research design is adopted. And the sample consists of (50) participants whom are randomly selected and split equally into two groups. The subjects have been studying at Department of English /Basic Education College / Mosul University. Each group is taught by using one strategy as in table(1):
Table (1) Groups of the Study
Group A Group B
Picture Strip Story Strategy Video Strategy
Pearson Correlation Formula is used for data-analysis. The results are as follows:
There is a positive relation between learners' listening anxiety and their listening comprehension proficiency of the group whom taught by using picture strip story strategy.
There is a positive relation between learners' listening anxiety and their listening comprehension proficiency of the group whom taught by using video strategy.
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