EFFECTS OF ANXIETY IN LEARNING SECOND LANGUAGE: A STUDY ON THE PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
The main purpose of the study is to investigate the causes of anxiety which effect among the students of English language at secondary level. The data has been collected from the 100 students of secondary level of public schools using a survey questionnaire comprised of 24 items. There are 18 towns in Karachi for this study; as a sample frame New town was selected. The total of particepants100 as the samples size was selected through purposive sampling group of 50 female and 50 male students from public schools. All dimensions are reliable, it is confirmed by reliability analysis. The adopted questioner grouping has been confirmed by the outcomes of the factor analysis. One sample test also shows the significant difference. At last, the regression analysis indicates a significant relationship between student language learning anxiety, classroom environment, the teacher’s role and test anxiety. The research suggests a strong intervention by the second language teachers to provide a conducive environment to the students. The teacher must try their level best to create an effective teaching learning process and the teacher training institutions should teach the strategies to reduce the test anxiety among the students.