Studying the level of linguistic anxiety among students specializing in Arabic language As a foreign language: The International Islamic University in Malaysia is a model

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Salih Tingari, Assoc. Prof. Dr Hossain Mohammad Jamel, Dr

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This research aims to study the level of language anxiety among Arabic language students in the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences and the kulliyyah of Languages and Management of the International Islamic University Malaysia. The study sample consists of 120 students, divided into two groups, with each group consisting of 60 students. A questionnaire on language anxiety phenomenon was distributed among them and it was later analyzed using SPSS program. The results revealed that the level of language anxiety among the two groups is generally moderate. The results further stated that the students of the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences are more anxious than their colleagues in the kulliyyah of Languages and Management and the main source of language anxiety among the two groups is the fear of negative evaluation.
The study did not expose any statistically significant differences in the two groups, in terms of gender, and year of study

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TINGARI, Salih; JAMEL, Hossain Mohammad. Studying the level of linguistic anxiety among students specializing in Arabic language As a foreign language: The International Islamic University in Malaysia is a model. AL-Lisan International Journal for Linguistic & Literary Studies, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 3, sep. 2017. Available at: <http://ojs.mediu.edu.my/index.php/AIJLLS/article/view/905>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2017.
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Linguistic Studies