The lived experience of immigrants to Canada: Effect of foreign language anxiety on self efficacy in the acculturation process
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The purpose of this phenomenological study was to examine the essence of the lived experiences of new immigrants to Canada who experience anxiety associated with communication in language which is foreign for them. The particular interest of this research is the effect of Foreign Language Anxiety of the immigrants' sense of self-efficacy. This paper presents literature review of available research of Foreign Language Anxiety phenomenon, which mostly had been focused on the classroom settings. This research proposed to collect data using in-person, semi-structured interviews with ten adults, regardless of gender, who moved to Canada and whose English is not a native language.