Personal Report of Communication Apprehension (PRCA-24)
DIRECTIONS: This instrument is composed of twenty-four statements concerning feelings about communicating with other people. Please indicate the degree to which each statement applies to you by marking whether you strongly agree, agree, undecided, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. There are no right or wrong answers. Many of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly; just record your first impression.
Q1I dislike participating in group discussions.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q2Generally, I am comfortable while participating in group discussions.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q3I am tense and nervous while participating in group discussions.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q4I like to get involved in group discussions.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q5Engaging in a group discussion with new people makes me tense and nervous.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q6I am calm and relaxed while participating in group discussions.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q7Generally, I am nervous when I have to participate in a meeting.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q8Usually, I am comfortable when I have to participate in a meeting.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q9I am very calm and relaxed when I am called upon to express an opinion at a meeting.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q10I am afraid to express myself at meetings.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q11Communicating at meetings usually makes me uncomfortable.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q12I am very relaxed when answering questions at a meeting.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q13While participating in a conversation with a new acquaintance, I feel very nervous.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q14I have no fear of speaking up in conversations.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree
      
Q15Ordinarily I am very tense and nervous in conversations.
 Strongly Agree Agree Undecided Disagree Strongly Disagree