PIJES : Pasundan International Journal of English Studies https://journal.unpas.ac.id/index.php/pijes <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> en-US husnithamrin@unpas.ac.id (Husni Thamrin) ndoth_dadi@unpas.ac.id (Gunadi) Tue, 27 Feb 2024 16:06:44 +0700 OJS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Understanding English Foreign Language Students’ Emotions Amidst the Global Pandemic https://journal.unpas.ac.id/index.php/pijes/article/view/12657 <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> Irfan Rifai, Ratna Sari Copyright (c) 2024 PIJES : Pasundan International Journal of English Studies https://journal.unpas.ac.id/index.php/pijes/article/view/12657 Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:00:00 +0700