Motivation, Language Identity and the L2 Self

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With contributions by leading European, North American and Asian scholars, this volume offers a comprehensive anthology of conceptual and empirical papers describing the latest developments in L2 motivation research that involves the reframing of motivation in the context of contemporary notions of self and identity.
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Overview

With contributions by leading European, North American and Asian scholars, this volume offers a comprehensive anthology of conceptual and empirical papers describing the latest developments in L2 motivation research that involves the reframing of motivation in the context of contemporary notions of self and identity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847691279
  • Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
  • Publication date: 1/15/2009
  • Series: Second Language Acquisition Series , #36
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Zoltán Dörnyei is Professor of Psycholinguistics in the School of English Studies, University of Nottingham. He has published widely on various aspects of individual differences and second language acquisition and is the author of several books including The Psychology of the Language Learner (2005, Lawrence Erlbaum), Motivation, Language Attitudes and Globalisation: A Hungarian Perspective (2006, Multilingual Matters, co-authored with Kata Csizér and Nóra Németh), Research Methods in Applied Linguistics (2007, Oxford University Press) and The Psychology of Second Language Acquisition (2009, Oxford University Press).
Ema Ushioda is an Associate Professor in ELT and Applied Linguistics at the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick where she teaches MA courses and coordinates the Doctorate in Education. Her research interests include language motivation, autonomy, sociocultural theory and teacher development. Her publications include Learner Autonomy 5: The Role of Motivation (1996, Authentik), Towards Greater Learner Autonomy in the Foreign Language Classroom (2002, Authentik, co-authored with David Little and Jennifer Ridley) and Learner Autonomy in the Foreign Language Classroom: Teacher, Learner, Curriculum and Assessment (2003, Authentik, co-edited with David Little and Jennifer Ridley).
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Table of Contents

1 Motivation, Language Identities and the L2 Self: A Theoretical Overview Ema Ushioda Ushioda, Ema Zoltan Dornyei Dornyei, Zoltan 1

2 The L2 Motivational Self System Zoltan Dornyei Dornyei, Zoltan 9

3 The Baby, the Bathwater, and the Future of Language Learning Motivation Research Peter D. MacIntyre MacIntyre, Peter D. Sean P. Mackinnon Mackinnon, Sean P. Richard Clement Clement, Richard 43

4 The L2 Motivational Self System among Japanese, Chinese and Iranian Learners of English: A Comparative Study Tatsuya Taguchi Taguchi, Tatsuya Michael Magid Magid, Michael Mostafa Papi Papi, Mostafa 66

5 Learning Experiences, Selves and Motivated Learning Behaviour: A Comparative Analysis of Structural Models for Hungarian Secondary and University Learners of English Kata Csizer Csizer, Kata Judit Kormos Kormos, Judit 98

6 Self and Identity in L2 Motivation in Japan: The Ideal L2 Self and Japanese Learners of English Stephen Ryan Ryan, Stephen 120

7 International Posture and the Ideal L2 Self in the Japanese EFL Context Tomoko Yashima Yashima, Tomoko 144

8 Motivation and Vision: The Relation Between the Ideal L2 Self, Imagination and Visual Style Abdullah S. Al-Shehri Al-Shehri, Abdullah S. 164

9 Links between Ethnolinguistic Affiliation, Self-related Motivation and Second Language Fluency: Are They Mediated by Psycholinguistic Variables? Norman Segalowitz Segalowitz, Norman Elizabeth Gatbonton Gatbonton, Elizabeth Pavel Trofimovich Trofimovich, Pavel 172

10 Toward the Development of a Scale to Assess Possible Selves as a Source of Language Learning Motivation Peter D. MacIntyre MacIntyre, Peter D. Sean P. Mackinnon Mackinnon, Sean P. Richard Clement Clement,Richard 193

11 A Person-in-Context Relational View of Emergent Motivation, Self and Identity Ema Ushioda Ushioda, Ema 215

12 Situating the L2 Self: Two Indonesian School Learners of English Martin Lamb Lamb, Martin 229

13 Imagined Identity and the L2 Self in the French Foreign Legion Zachary Lyons Lyons, Zachary 248

14 The Sociocultural Interface between Ideal Self and Ought-to Self: A Case Study of Two Korean Students' ESL Motivation Tae-Young Kim Kim, Tae-Young 274

15 The Internalisation of Language Learning into the Self and Social Identity Kimberly A. Noels Noels, Kimberly A. 295

16 Possible Selves in Language Teacher Development Magdalena Kubanyiova Kubanyiova, Magdalena 314

17 Identity and Self in E-language Teaching Cynthia White White, Cynthia Alex Ding Ding, Alex 333

18 Motivation, Language Identities and the L2 Self: Future Research Directions Zoltan Dornyei Dornyei, Zoltan Ema Ushioda Ushioda, Ema 350

Author Index 357

Subject Index 363

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