Addressing both language teachers and identity researchers, this book underlines the importance of identity in ELT through an analysis of teacher stories told in interviews with the author. It illustrates a new multi-dimensional approach to exploring narrative identity in qualitative interviews through a linguistic analysis of anecdotes.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
PATRICK KIERNAN is Lecturer in English atMeiji University, Tokyo. His is an applied linguist whose research interests include narrative, identity, comparative discourse analysis and English language teaching.
Table of ContentsList of Figures List of Tables List of Extracts Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction Narrative and Conversation Teaching Identity Matters The Narrative Research Interview Spatio-temporal Focus and the Construction of Identity Evaluation and Identity Professional Identity in ELT Conclusion References Index