The Affective-Filter Hypothesis in the Classroom

Courtesy: billingualbirdies.com

Courtesy: billingualbirdies.com

Krashen (1982) states that there are some imaginary barriers which will block the learners from the acquisition of the second language acquisition. These barriers might be boredom, anger, anxiety or other negative emotions that the students face during the teaching learning process. This research is aimed at investigating the teacher’s effort to dismiss these barriers in the classroom through several techniques to enhance students’ success in their L2 acquisition.

This research will mainly proves Krashen’s affective-filter hypothesis in the classroom.

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