AFFECTIVE FACTORS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING FOR PROFESSIONALS

Syeda Farzana

Abstract


This paper investigates the affective factors involved in EFL classroom consisting of a group of adult professionals of an International NGO namely personality traits, learning style, previous accumulated knowledge, lack of confidence, high expectation about the course, frequent switching from target to native language, effect of learning plateau, classroom anxiety, autonomy of dominant speaker and motivation for real life learning and reward in job. This paper also suggests some possible solutions for raising the confidence level of average participants, stimulating team spirit and building a good rapport between teacher and students.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v1i1.332

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v1i1.332.g355

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