Speaking Anxiety in the Presentation of Fourth Semester Students English Language Education at University of PGRI Ronggolawe (Unirow) Tuban

Dyah Kurniawati, Yulia Putri


This study was purposed to know speaking anxiety of English Language Education at University of PGRI Ronggolawe Tuban during the presentation. The subject of the study were fourth semester students English Language Education academic year 2020/2021. Specifically, the researcher try to identify the anxiety and what are the reasons that may make an anxiety in English learning based on students’ experience in the class. The method used in this study was descriptive qualitative method. The researcher was did on 22 to 24 June 2021. 13 students was selected to be participants. The data were collected through questionnaire and interviews. The most commonly used tool for assessing FLA is the FLCAS (Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale) developed by Horwitz et al. (1986). A modified version of FLCAS was used in this study. The original version of FLCAS is a 33-item, 5-point likert-scale instrument ranged from (strongly disagree to strongly agree) measuring students language anxiety. The result of the study concluded that anxiety was strongly exist in Unirow Tuban especially in fourth semester students of English Language Education. It can be seen from the result of mean score of questionnaire’s result that the average score of student anxiety existence of FLCAS is in the existing class, which is 42.93. The result of f reasons that make student’s anxious in speaking anxiety during presentation were nervous, lack of preparation, low self- confidence, low of vocabularies and grammar skill, and afraid of making mistakes during the presentation.


Anxiety, EFL Students, Speaking, Presentation

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