The Crucial Role of Learner Emotions in the Foreign Language Class
An Invited Lecture for the SLA Talk Series by Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck University of London
Friday, March 1, 2024
In this talk, Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck University of London, will address an emerging area of research in the field of foreign language learning, which was triggered by the introduction of Positive Psychology (Dewaele et al., 2019). It has focused on the role of emotions in foreign language learning and their effect on performance, beyond the traditional focus on foreign language anxiety and includes new concepts such as Foreign Language Enjoyment, Peace of Mind, and flow.