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AFP 71 – Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj: Language Anxiety Part 2

(Last Updated On: April 27, 2020)

Here is part 2 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: The Anxious Language Learner: A Saudi Woman's Story

Remember to listen to the previous episode 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!

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