DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.17859

Published:

2021-12-09

Issue:

Vol. 24 No. 1 (2022): January-June

Section:

Research Articles

The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Demotivational Factors in an English Preparatory Language Program

La relación entre inteligencia emocional, ansiedad por lengua extranjera y factores de desmotivación en los programas preparatorios de inglés

Authors

Keywords:

demotivation, emotional intelligence, foreign language anxiety, EFL (en).

Keywords:

desmotivación, inteligencia emocional, ansiedad por un idioma extranjero, EFL (es).

Abstract (en)

This study aims to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI), foreign language anxiety (FLA), and demotivational factors (DF) at a foundation university in Istanbul, Turkey. 148 B1 (intermediate level) students enrolled in the English preparatory school participated in this study. Data were collected from the Turkish-adapted version of the Emotional Intelligence Quotient Inventory (EQ-i), the translated version of the Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale (FLCAS), and the Turkish preparatory school university student demotivational factors towards learning English scale. The findings revealed that the participants were moderately anxious and demotivated in foreign language learning. Moreover, a positive significant correlation was found among EI, FLA, and DF. This study provides pedagogical implications and suggestions for addressing EI, FLA, and DF in English language preparatory programs.

Abstract (es)

El objetivo de este estudio es investigar la relación entre la inteligencia emocional (IE), la ansiedad por la lengua extranjera (FLA) y los factores desmotivación (DF) en una fundación universitaria en Estambul, Turquía. En este estudio participaron 148 estudiantes B1 (nivel intermedio) matriculados en la escuela preparatoria de inglés. Los datos se recopilaron a partir de la versión adaptada al turco del Inventario de Cociente de Inteligencia Emocional (EQ-i), la versión traducida de la Escala de Ansiedad en el Aula de Idiomas Extranjeros (FLCAS) y la escala factores desmotivacionales hacia el aprendizaje del inglés de los estudiantes universitarios de la escuela preparatoria turca. Los hallazgos revelaron que los participantes estaban moderadamente ansiosos y desmotivados en el aprendizaje de idiomas extranjeros. Además, de acuerdo con el principal objetivo del estudio, se encontró una correlación positiva significativa entre EI, FLA y DF en el contexto turco de EFL. El estudio proporciona implicaciones pedagógicas y sugerencias para programas de preparación de idiomas.

Author Biographies

Enisa Mede, Bahcesehir University, Turkey

ORCID: 0000-0001-8832-3178

Bahcesehir University, Turkey

Tugce Budak, Bahcesehir University, Turkey

Bahcesehir University, Turkey

ORCID: 0000-0001-8832-3178

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Mede, E., & Budak, T. (2021). The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Demotivational Factors in an English Preparatory Language Program. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 24(1). https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.17859

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Mede, E. and Budak, T. 2021. The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Demotivational Factors in an English Preparatory Language Program. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal. 24, 1 (Dec. 2021). DOI:https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.17859.

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MEDE, E.; BUDAK, T. The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Demotivational Factors in an English Preparatory Language Program. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, [S. l.], v. 24, n. 1, 2021. DOI: 10.14483/22487085.17859. Disponível em: https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/17859. Acesso em: 20 jan. 2022.

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Mede, Enisa, and Tugce Budak. 2021. “The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Demotivational Factors in an English Preparatory Language Program”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 24 (1). https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.17859.

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Mede, E. and Budak, T. (2021) “The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Demotivational Factors in an English Preparatory Language Program”, Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 24(1). doi: 10.14483/22487085.17859.

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Mede, E., and T. Budak. “The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Demotivational Factors in an English Preparatory Language Program”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, vol. 24, no. 1, Dec. 2021, doi:10.14483/22487085.17859.

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Mede, Enisa, and Tugce Budak. “The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Demotivational Factors in an English Preparatory Language Program”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 24, no. 1 (December 9, 2021). Accessed January 20, 2022. https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/17859.

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