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Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj, owner and founder of EducateRight has put her personal experience and research to paper in her book, The Anxious Language Learner: A Saudi Woman's Story.

The book, written from Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj's personal perspective, is a must read for any teacher wanting to learn more about Foreign Language Anxiety and how it affects the classroom, and for any student wanting to learn, or perhaps suffering from Foreign Language Anxiety personally.

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If you’re learning or teaching a foreign language, or simply love languages, then The Anxio

An expert in the anxiety that often accompanies learning a foreign language, Taghreed M. Al-Saraj, Ph.D., takes you on the personal journey that led to the shocking discovery of her own language anxiety. She also unravels misconceptions about Saudi Arabia and in particular, the women who call it home. Read this book and you will….

  • understand the symptoms and causes of foreign language anxiety.
  • discover how to coach yourself out of it.
  • learn how teachers can guide their students through it.

Book Reviews

Ahmad Alshugairi Host of Khawater, a popular Arabic TV Program




"This book will ignite your passion to learn something new—if not a new language then something else—because the author’s passion for learning is contagious. The author’s writing style makes the book appealing to different types of readers. The Anxious Language Learner combines storytelling with practical tips for both teachers and students in the language education field. Dr. Taghreed is an example and proof of the increasing number of talented Saudi women who are succeeding in many fields in the 21st century."
2015-04-11T05:28:42+00:00
“This book will ignite your passion to learn something new—if not a new language then something else—because the author’s passion for learning is contagious. The author’s writing style makes the book appealing to different types of readers. The Anxious Language Learner combines storytelling with practical tips for both teachers and students in the language education View Full →

Ghadeer Attallah Foreign Language Student, Architect & Urban planner




“A splendid book! If you’re learning a second language, The Anxious Language Learner will empower and encourage you. Before reading this book, I never thought about foreign language anxiety. Now, I realize I have it, but am inspired by the author’s personal example to continue on, and to use her techniques to overcome my anxiety. If you’re learning a second language, I highly recommend this book.”
2015-04-11T05:27:28+00:00
“A splendid book! If you’re learning a second language, The Anxious Language Learner will empower and encourage you. Before reading this book, I never thought about foreign language anxiety. Now, I realize I have it, but am inspired by the author’s personal example to continue on, and to use her techniques to overcome my anxiety. View Full →

Emin Bostancioglu English Instructor Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey




“Dr. Taghreed’s approach to the topic of foreign language anxiety is outstanding: She addresses the issue of foreign language anxiety through physical and emotional symptoms as well as culturally- sensitive surveys. And, she challenged herself to experience the language-learning process so she could understand foreign language anxiety firsthand. Her enthusiasm and dedication are deeply felt throughout the book.”
2015-04-11T05:26:17+00:00
“Dr. Taghreed’s approach to the topic of foreign language anxiety is outstanding: She addresses the issue of foreign language anxiety through physical and emotional symptoms as well as culturally- sensitive surveys. And, she challenged herself to experience the language-learning process so she could understand foreign language anxiety firsthand. Her enthusiasm and dedication are deeply felt View Full →

Motlag Alanzi Managing Editor, Alyaum Newspaper Saudi Arabia




“Nearly every paragraph in this book is inspirational. Not only is language anxiety an interesting topic, but the spirit of the author and her love of knowledge is inspiring. Dr. Al-Saraj addresses one of the most common problems in the lives of language learners, and provides creative solutions as a recipe to alleviate the suffering that affects those learning a foreign language.”
2015-04-11T05:28:08+00:00
“Nearly every paragraph in this book is inspirational. Not only is language anxiety an interesting topic, but the spirit of the author and her love of knowledge is inspiring. Dr. Al-Saraj addresses one of the most common problems in the lives of language learners, and provides creative solutions as a recipe to alleviate the suffering View Full →

Mariam Chanbour Ghalayini Director, University Academic Preparation Program Dar Al Hekma University




“I tremendously enjoyed reading The Anxious Language Learner: A Saudi Woman’s Story. It is an easy-flowing book and unquestionably a page-turner. Dr. Al Saraj provides both an account of her personal struggle in learning a foreign language, as well as a proficient piece of scientific evidence about foreign language anxiety. This is an invitation for language teachers to delve into themselves and see what hurdles they might have experienced while learning a foreign language—in order to identify with what their students might be going through.”
2015-04-11T05:26:53+00:00
“I tremendously enjoyed reading The Anxious Language Learner: A Saudi Woman’s Story. It is an easy-flowing book and unquestionably a page-turner. Dr. Al Saraj provides both an account of her personal struggle in learning a foreign language, as well as a proficient piece of scientific evidence about foreign language anxiety. This is an invitation for View Full →

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