International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Linguistics | China | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015


An Examination of Trait Test Anxiety in the EFL Context among Chinese Graduate Students

Jie Xiaoping [2]


Abstract: Distinguishing trait test anxiety from state test anxiety, this study employed Achievement Anxiety Scale (Alpert and Harber, 1960) to examine 307 Chinese graduate students trait test anxiety in the EFL context. The study involves the investigation on both debilitative and facilitative anxiety. Results show 99.7 % of the participants demonstrate debilitative anxiety in EFL tests, and 15.5 % of the participants have a high debilitative anxiety level. Research also reveals Chinese graduate students debilitative and facilitative test anxiety levels significantly predict their English proficiency level.


Keywords: trait test anxiety, debilitative test anxiety, facilitative test anxiety, EFL testing contexts, Chinese graduate students


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015,


Pages: 943 - 947


How to Cite this Article?

Jie Xiaoping, "An Examination of Trait Test Anxiety in the EFL Context among Chinese Graduate Students", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015, pp. 943-947, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB158862

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