Causes and consequences of foreign language anxiety
Zdena Kralova – Gabriela Petrova
There is a great deal of research focusing on foreign language anxiety (FLA). Though it is widely conceived as an obvious factor in foreign language learning, yet there are many inconsistent conclusions. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to summarize the most relevant information and research findings on FLA causes and consequences from the very beginning of its study in 1970s up to the present day.
Key words: anxiety, foreign language, factors