The Impact of Gender on Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety and Motivation

Öztürk, Gökhan
Gürbüz, Nurdan
Procedia,Social and Behavioral Sciences


The impact of gender on foreign language speaking anxiety and motivation
Ozturk, Gokhan; Gürbüz, Nurdan (2012-05-12)
This study investigates the effect of gender on foreign language speaking anxiety and learner motivation. 225 female and 158 male pre-intermediate students participated in the study. Two questionnaires were administered to the participants, and randomly selected 19 students were also interviewed. According to the results of the quantitative data, female students demonstrated a higher level of foreign language learning motivation than male students. The results also showed that the female students get more a...
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Citation Formats
G. Öztürk and N. Gürbüz, “The Impact of Gender on Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety and Motivation,” Procedia,Social and Behavioral Sciences, pp. 654–665, 2013, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: