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PRESENTED BY:

HANI
SARAH
RAHMAN
ANIS
AZIM
YUAN

ESL WRITING
ANXIETYS LEVEL
AMONG THE
STUDENTS IN
KEDAH
MATRICULATION
COLLEGE

CHAPTER 1

INTRODUCTION

Second language anxiety


The feeling of tension and
apprehension specially associated with
second language contexts, including
reading, writing, listening and
speaking (MacIntyre and Gardner,
1994, p, 284).
writing anxiety
highly situation specific, seems
to be self-limiting, is relatively
visible, and more importantly
appears to be relatively easily
overcome by rational instruction
SLWA
A general avoidance of writing and of situations
perceived by the individuals to potentially require
some amount of writing accompanied by the
potential for evaluation of that writing

STATEMENT OF
PROBLEM

STATEMENT OF PROBLEM
Aim
To develop the
writing anxiety
level among Kedah
Matriculation
College

Problem Statements
The researcher wants to
determine students view
towards the feeling of
anxiety they experiences
when learning the second
language.
To study students anxiety
level towards writing
English as a second
language. In addition, this
study also intends to
identify the type of

RESEARCH QUESTION

What is the level of ESL


writing anxiety of the male
students and the female
students in Kedah
Matriculation College?

RESEARC
H
QUESTION
S
Compared with Account
students in Kedah
Matriculation College, do
Science students in Kedah
Matriculation have the
higher level of ESL writing
anxiety?

Compared with Science


students in Kedah
Matriculation College, do
Account students in Kedah
Matriculation College have
the higher level of ESL
writing anxiety?

RESEARCH
OBJECTIVES

RESEARCH
OBJECTIVES
To investigate
the level of
writing anxiety
of account
students in
Kedah
Matriculation
College.

To investigate
the level of
writing anxiety
of science
stream students
in Kedah
Matriculation
College.

SIGNIFICANCE OF
STUDY

SIGNIFICAN
CE OF
STUDY

Help students to find


the suitable
strategies to
overcome their
anxiety problem.

Help lecturers to
design effective and
efficient teaching
means that can help
to reduce language
anxiety and to create
less stressful learning
atmosphere.

CHAPTER 2
METHOLOGY

RESEARCH DESIGN

Research Design

Designed to identify and compare the perceptions of


second semester matriculation students towards
feeling anxiety experienced during second language
learning as measured by the SLWAI scale.
The research question were postulated and tested
to determine if there was second language anxiety
according SLWAI.

PARICIPANTS/
RESPONDENTS

Participants/Respondents

Science students
10 female
10 male
Account students
10 female
10 male

Data Collection
Instrument(s)

Data Collection Instrument(s)

collected data was analyze using both qualitative and


quantitative methods of data analysis.
A mixed study design (Lynch, 1996) was utilize to valid date the
data by means of triangulation.
The answers to questionnaire descriptively (frequency and
mean) using SPSS
The interview was also administered
Aim: to triangulate the data and reach at more in-depth
information about students experienced of writing anxiety.

QUESTIONNAIRE

Questionnaire

A higher score obtained thereupon indicates a


higher level of ESL writing anxiety.
SCORE:
X>65 points = high level of writing anxiety
50<X<65 = moderate level of writing anxiety
50 points = low level of writing anxiety

CHAPTER 3
DISCUSSION AND
FINDING

To determine the level of ESL writing anxiety of the


accout male student and female student.
ACCOUNT STUDENT
MALE STUDENT

FEMALE STUDENT

1; 10%

1; 10%

HIGH ANXIETY
MODERATE
ANXIETY

9; 90%

HIGH ANXIETY
MODERATE
ANXIETY

9; 90%

To determine the level of ESL writing anxiety


of the science male student and science female
student
SCIENCE
MALE STUDENT
STUDENTS FEMALE STUDENT

HIGH ANXIETY
MODERATE
ANXIETY

40%
60%

HIGH ANXIETY
MODERATE
ANXIETY

35%

65%

CHAPTER 4
CONCLUSION