MADURESE MILLENNIAL STUDENTS’ ANXIETY IN LEARNING ENGLISH

Mohammad Amiruddin, Tanti Suparti

Abstract


This study is to find out the models of Madurese millennial students’ anxiety and the
factors causing the Madurese millennial students’ anxiety in learning English. This
research is a qualitative research by using descriptive case study. The participants of
the study are Madurese millennial students at English Department of Madura
University. Observation and interviews with Madurese millennial students were
conducted to get the data of the models and factors causing their anxiety. The results
of the study indicate that Madurese millennial students experience two kinds of
anxiety models those are interference and deficit models. Interference models are
more dominants than deficit models. The teachers, friends, and abilities of Madurese
millennial students are the factors causing their anxiety in learning English. The
teachers are the first factors causing their anxiety. Their abilities in English become the
second factor. However, it rarely happens to Madurese millennial students feel
nervous when they are communicating with their peers. The communication in
English become natural with no anxiety when they with their friends. Therefore, it
implies that the teachers should propose the classroom activities providing facilities
and helping the students to get meaningful input in English in order to overcome
from their anxiety.

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