Identity formation in globalizing contexts : language learning in the new millennium /

"The volume explores how globalization creates new identity options for language learners, and it considers what implications this has for language learning, teaching, and use. The chapters investigate how transnationlism, intercultural contact zones, and globalized media shape learners' i...

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Other Authors: Higgins, Christina, (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, [2011]
Series:Language and social processes (Mouton de Gruyter) ; 1.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:"The volume explores how globalization creates new identity options for language learners, and it considers what implications this has for language learning, teaching, and use. The chapters investigate how transnationlism, intercultural contact zones, and globalized media shape learners' identities as they learn and use additional languages. Through case studies, narrative analysis, and ethnography, the volume examines identity construction among learners of English, French, Japanese, and Swahili in Canada, England, France, Hong Kong, Tanzania, and the United States"--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvii, 329 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-325) and index.
ISBN:9783110267280
3110267284
9786613430588
6613430587
9783110266382
3110266385