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Students who are performing teaching practice usually face many problems. One of them is the feeling of anxiety while teaching English in the classroom. Then, this research is aimed at exploring the cognitive and affective types of anxiety most of the pre-service English teachers face during teaching English at senior high school and how they overcome those problems. This study used a case study and the qualitative method was chosen to explain the data deeply, it also took 10 students in the 8th semester that has done their teaching practice. This study used both questionnaire and interview guideline as a research instrument to gain the data. The result of this study showed that in the cognitive domain the factors of anxiety most the pre-service English teachers face were in the classroom management, mastery of the material, and when being assessed by practice teacher. In the affective domain, the factors of anxiety most pre-service English teachers face were anxiety because of fear of the classroom management and fear of being assessed or evaluated by the practice teacher. And the strategies they used in overcoming those problems were being confident and trying to keep relax when they got mistakes while teaching English in the classroom. Exploring other topics deeply about teaching practicum and its problem was interesting for the next researcher since many challenges faced by them.