Examination of Listening Anxiety of Turkish Language Teacher Candidates

Onur Er, Kürşad Çağrı Bozkirli, Faruk Polatcan

Abstract


The purpose of this study is to examine the listening anxiety of Turkish language teacher candidates in terms of various variables. “Listening Anxiety Scale” developed by Maden and Durukan (2016) was used as data collection tool in the study conducted by a survey model. The Cronbach's Alpha coefficient of the scale was found to be 0.88. The data of the research was obtained from randomly selected 168 Turkish language teacher candidates studying in Atatürk University in 2017-2018 academic years. The obtained quantitative data by the application of the scale was transferred to SPSS Windows 15 package software program. As the result of the research using statistical package program for data analysis, it was found that even it has not been high, Turkish language teacher candidates have listening anxiety above the average and it was determined that listening anxiety has not differed significantly according to gender, grade, most frequently used language skill, and status of reading books regularly.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v6i11.3572

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