AFP S2E21 – Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj: Language Anxiety Part 2

As promised here is the missing part of my talk with language anxiety researcher Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj. In this episode we get the full picture including the story on how she came up with the idea for the book: The Anxious Language Learner: A Saudi Woman's Story.

The Anxious Language Learner

Anxiety is a big problem for many learners and Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj has made it her academic focus. This brought her to write the book: [easyazon_link identifier=”0986132705″ locale=”US” tag=”af101-20″]The Anxious Language Learner: A Saudi Woman's Story[/easyazon_link]

Remember to listen to the previous episode: http://actualfluency.com/afp-s2e19-dr-taghreed-al-saraj-language-anxiety/ for more specific tips and advice on how to reduce anxiety in classrooms and for independent learners.

Show Notes

In this episode you will hear about:

  • Language learner anxiety
  • Taghreed's story
  • How she came up with the book
  • Cultural differences between the middle east and the west
  • Her experience learning Turkish
  • Researching language anxiety
  • And much more!

Episode Resources

This lists the resources relevant to the episode. For other language learning resources please go to the resource page for more information.

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”0986132705″ locale=”US” tag=”af101-20″]The Anxious Language Learner: A Saudi Woman's Story[/easyazon_link]

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Thank you to this week's guest: Dr. Taghreed!