The Effect Of Anxiety In English Tests As A Foreign Language On Both Females And Males Students In Iraqi University

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Nadhim T. Salim


The aim of the present study is the effect of anxiety in the tests of English as a foreign language on male and female students of the Iraqi University. The method of this research is semi-experimental with a pre-test-post-test design with a control group. The statistical population of the research includes male and female students of Iraq University who have been selectively tested. 50 students were randomly selected as a sample using the random cluster sampling method and randomly divided into two groups of 20 people, control and experimental. were placed So, first, a pre-test of anxiety was done for both groups. So, the students of the experimental group were exposed to the training of the correct methods of the test during 8 sessions of 80 minutes during 3 weeks, 2 days a week, the control groups did not receive any training in this regard. After the educational interventions on the correct methods of the test, a post-test was conducted again from the experimental and control groups, the results showed that the training of the correct methods of the test had an effect on reducing the anxiety of the exam (excitement and worry) of the female students and significantly reduced the anxiety. have given.

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