Impacts of affective factors in SLA among tertiary level students
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Nowadays teachers are concerned about second language learning. Affective factors are very important in a SLA classroom. While taking SLA classes is very important to keep in mind about students’ psychological and emotional issues for getting an effective output from the students. Lou (2016) mentioned that success of second language acquisition depends on the learner's emotional factors (p.139). Affective factors consist of emotion, feeling, mood, manner, and attitude and so on. This study attempts to find out the impacts of affective factors in SLA among tertiary Level students in Bangladesh. It also focuses what are the affective factor, how to overcome with it. From a reputed University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 47 students participated in the process of collecting data. The researcher followed a mixed of quantitative questionnaire to do the survey. Moreover, the researcher used Stephen Krashen’s (1982) affective filter hypothesis for analyzing the findings from the data.