Relationship Between English-Speaking Ability and Anxiety of Undergraduate Students: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Authors

  • Bovornpot Choompunuch1 , Thidarat Surarat2 , Siwakorn Sakeaw2 , Wanich Suksatan3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v13i1.13315

Keywords:

Anxiety, English speaking ability, Undergraduate Students.

Abstract

This cross-sectional study aimed to examine the relationship between English-speaking ability and anxiety
of undergraduate students. A total of 395 undergraduate students’ in Thai University were selected using
a multi-stage sampling method and the data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation, and Pearson’s
Product Moment Correlation Coefficient. Results showed that the English-speaking ability of undergraduate
students was at the moderate level (x? =2.946, S.D. = .419), anxiety of undergraduate students was at the
moderate level (x? = 2.955, S.D. = .415)and these measures were negatively correlated between Englishspeaking ability and the levels of undergraduate students’ at a level of significance of .001 (r = - .225).

Author Biography

Bovornpot Choompunuch1 , Thidarat Surarat2 , Siwakorn Sakeaw2 , Wanich Suksatan3

1M.Ed. Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Mahasarakham University, Thailand, 2B.Sc. Student, Faculty of Education,
Mahasarakham University, Thailand, 3Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing, HRH Princess Chulabhorn College of Medical
Science, Thailand

Published

2020-12-30