PIJES : Pasundan International Journal of English Studies 2024-02-27T16:06:44+07:00 Husni Thamrin Open Journal Systems <p>PIJES: Pasundan International Journal of English Studies is a scholarly journal aimed at providing a platform for educators, researchers, and practitioners to publish their original work in language, literature, linguistics, education, and other related topics. This bi-annual journal publishes articles in September and March. </p> Understanding English Foreign Language Students’ Emotions Amidst the Global Pandemic 2024-02-24T21:00:20+07:00 Irfan Rifai Ratna Sari <p style="font-weight: 400;"><em>This qualitative research explored EFL students' emotions in online learning during pandemic COVID-19. This research aims to find out the emotions faced by EFL students. The subject of this study was eight students in the 8<sup>th</sup> semester from the English Education Department University of PGRI Adi Buana Surabaya. The participants were selected diversely, comparing the gender and level semester. The data obtained from interviews the transcribed in text and analyzed using content analysis. The data showed that the pandemic COVID-19 influenced students' emotions. The result also indicated two emotions, positive emotions and negative ones. Positive emotion showed by feeling pride, pleasure, and satisfaction caused by the use of technology properly help students to get profit in knowledge and financial. Besides that, to develop students' creativity to combine technology and the English language. Meanwhile, negative emotions showed by feeling anger, laziness, bored, and hopelessness caused by many obstacles. There is unstable connection internet, spend much money on the data package, the situation around that is less supportive.</em></p> 2024-02-27T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2024 PIJES : Pasundan International Journal of English Studies