The Effect of Classroom Environments on University Students’ Autonomous EFL Learning

Yuxiu YU


This paper focuses on the effect of the two important classroom environment factors on the autonomous EFL learning of Chinese university students of non-English majors. 461 university students participated in the investigation. Multiple regression analysis indicated that in the classroom environments both teachers’ teaching and students’ learning produced positive effect on students’ autonomous EFL learning. In addition, the latter exerted greater influence than the former and the combination of the two could produce more effect upon university students’ autonomous EFL learning. There are five implications for the results.


Classroom teaching environments; College EFL teaching; Autonomous EFL learning

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