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The Effect of Writing Anxiety in College English Teaching and Its Countermeasures

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DOI: 10.25236/iwass.2020.063


Song Wang, Xiangfa Zeng

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Xiangfa Zeng


The relevant research findings of English writing anxiety are reviewed in the perspectives of the writing anxiety scale development, the relationship between writing anxiety and writing ability, and the strategies of reducing writing anxiety in this paper. Then the targeted measures of reducing college English writing anxiety such as guiding students to effectively adopt the positive self-regulation strategies of alleviating writing anxiety, actively creating a good writing atmosphere, flexibly adopting a variety of teaching modes and methods and making full use of the modern network education technology are proposed to provide references for improving the time-consuming and inefficient situation of college English writing teaching so as to improve students’ writing confidence and ability.


Wring anxiety, writing ability, college English teaching, self-regulation strategy