LOWERING AFFECTIVE FILTERS IN SPEAKING
Keywords:Language learning, speaking skill, affective filters, mental block, comprehensible input, language barriers, language anxiety, motivation, self-confidence, attitude
In the process of learning a language, naturally, most learners encounter language barriers, which serve as a general term for "affective filters". The main goal of the research work is to study the influence of affective filters, in particular motivation, attitudes, self-confidence and language anxiety. This article also aims to study the factors that reduce the performance of first-year students and offer the most appropriate solutions by questioning and analyzing their oral responses.