Jurnal ilmiah SOCIAL-PSYCHOLOGICAL VARIABLES OF KINDERGARTEN AND GRADE ONE TEACHERS’ CLASSROOM SUCH AS ANXIETY AND MOTIVATION TOWARD ENGLISH AS A MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IN REGARD WITH THEIR GENDER DIFFERENCES AND WORKPLACES
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The study is aimed at finding out the level of anxiety and motivation among kindergartens and grades one teachers toward teaching English as a medium of instruction, and also to figure out the correlation between anxiety and motivation, according to the selected variables. 42 grade one and kindergarten teachers randomly participated (10 males, 32 females). Hopkins This study study checklist symptom -25 for measuring anxiety and English Teacher Motivation Scale 30-items for measuring motivation that has been used. The result is that there is a low level of anxiety and high level of motivation among participants. Moreover, there is a negative Pearson correlation between teachers' motivation and anxiety. The level of anxiety was higher in female teachers. On the other hand, the level of motivation was higher in male teachers. Each demographic variable such as gender and workplace has an effect on both teachers' motivation and anxiety.