Online Learning Anxiety and Self-Efficacy of Chinese EFL Learners Under Pandemic Situation

Duo Yun, Jianying Zhang


The present study aims to find out the anxiety of Chinese EFL learners as well as its relationship with self-efficacy in the online learning environment. A total of 492 Chinese college students from different regions participated in the research. The data obtained from the questionnaire survey were submitted to SPSS version 25.0 to do analysis. The results revealed that: (1) most English learners have a relatively high level anxiety toward online learning under the special pandemic situation, and the anxiety varies among students of different academic years; (2) there is a weak negative correlation between learning anxiety and self-efficacy (3) Anxiety affects self-efficacy in a negative way. More specifically, teaching mode and external environment have a significantly negative effect on self-efficacy.

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