An Analysis of the Perceptions on Academic Emotions and Emotional Experiences in English Language Teaching

Ceyhun Yükselir

Abstract


The main purpose of this study is to investigate the perceptions of academic emotions and emotional experiences by the learners in English language teaching. To this respect, a questionnaire, Achievement Emotions Questionnaire (AEQ) prepared by Pekrun et al (2005) was administered to the EFL prep-class students of School of Foreign Languages at Atatürk University in 2011-2012 academic year. The parts of AEQ related to before, during and after learning and taking a part were included to find out the differences. However, this study only gives information about one positive emotion (enjoyment) and one negative emotion (anger) in before, during and after learning and taking a test, respectively. Finally, the results were analyzed and compared to find out the perceptions of the students in terms of academic emotions and emotional experiences.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijele.v2i2.6617

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