Essays about: "Speech anxiety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words Speech anxiety.

  1. 1. CLASSIFYING ANXIETY BASED ON A VOICERECORDING USING LEARNING ALGORITHMS

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Oscar Sherlock; Olle Rönnbäck; [2022]
    Keywords : ANN; CNN; Machine learning; Deep learning; ML; DL; Voice recognition; Anxiety;

    Abstract : Anxiety is becoming more and more common, seeking help to evaluate your anxiety canfirst of all take a long time, secondly, many of the tests are self-report assessments that could cause incorrect results. It has been shown there are several voice characteristics that are affected in people with anxiety. READ MORE

  2. 2. A qualitative study about speech anxiety and its challenges from a student perspective

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Elin Zetterkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Speech anxiety; willingness to communicate; English as a second language; upper secondary school; Sweden; qualitative study;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate, firstly, some Swedish upper secondary school students’ attitudes towards speaking in the English as a second language (ESL) classroom and, secondly, how these students suggest that speech anxiety should be dealt with. The participating students were both male and female and attended different school years and English courses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Speech is silver and silence is golden? : An investigating study regarding a group of Swedish eighth-grade students´ perceived foreign language speaking anxiety.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Löfvenius; [2020]
    Keywords : foreign language speaking anxiety; perceived anxiety; anxiety level;

    Abstract : This investigating and comparative study aimed to demonstrate the perceived foreign language speaking anxiety among a specific group of eight-grade compulsory school students, attending an International English school in the south of Sweden. The study also aimed to explore the potential relationship between the students´ perceived foreign language speaking anxiety and the students´ gender. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dealing with foreign language anxiety A study of how English teachers in Sweden help students overcome anxiety in oral presentations in secondary school

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Simon Bergquist; [2020]
    Keywords : Foreign language anxiety; oral presentations; teaching strategies; speech anxiety; communicative classroom; holistic approach; audience;

    Abstract : In this study, I investigate how foreign language anxiety affects students’ performance during oral presentations. The study also explores how secondary school teachers in Sweden work with anxious students before, during and after an oral presentation and what approaches and exercises they find effective to use when doing so. READ MORE

  5. 5. Speech fright : A study into communication apprehension and self-perceived communication competence among upper-secondary Swedish ESL/EFL students

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Eren Durak; [2020]
    Keywords : Communication apprehension; language anxiety; willingness to communicate; second language acquisition; self-perceived communication competence; Swedish national agency; ESL EFL;

    Abstract : The topic of communication apprehension and self-perceived communication competence in a second language learning has had a growing resurgence in recent years. The consensus among scholars is that communication apprehension is disruptive and can manifest in difficulties and disabilities for second language acquisition. READ MORE