Nguyen Huynh Trang


This study aims to investigate causes of stress among English majored students and their proposed solutions to stress. The participants include 40 English majored students who have been studying at a public university in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. The research used only a questionnaire as an instrument to collect data. However, an interview of randomly selected participants was also conducted to test their responses to the survey. The questions concentrate on causes of stress and solutions proposed to these causes. The study demonstrates that fear of failing exams and fear of writing assignments are the most likelihood to contribute to causes of stress. In terms of the solutions to stress, the finding indicated that the majority of the participants have found their solutions to overcome stress by having positive thinking and enjoying recreational activities.


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