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Beliefs, Agency and Identity in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

  • Paula Kalaja
  • Ana Maria F. Barcelos
  • Mari Aro
  • Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Paula Kalaja, Ana Maria F. Barcelos, Mari Aro, Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty
      Pages 3-7
    3. Paula Kalaja, Ana Maria F. Barcelos, Mari Aro, Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty
      Pages 8-24
  3. Learning English as a Foreign Language: From School Children to Young Adults

  4. Studying Foreign Languages: From First-Year University Students to Graduates

  5. Teaching Foreign Languages: From Novice Teachers to Experienced Professionals

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Paula Kalaja, Ana Maria F. Barcelos, Mari Aro, Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty
      Pages 205-218
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 219-237

About this book

Introduction

This book explores the phenomena of believing (or giving personal meanings), acting, and identifying (or identity construction), and the interconnectedness of these phenomena in the learning and teaching of English and other foreign languages.

Keywords

Language learning language teaching English learners teachers student teachers pre-service teachers in-service teachers beliefs about SLA beliefs about language learning and teaching learner beliefs teacher beliefs agency identity teacher identity learner identity professional identity longitudinal interviews visual narratives first language Language Learning second language SLA

Authors and affiliations

  • Paula Kalaja
    • 1
  • Ana Maria F. Barcelos
    • 2
  • Mari Aro
    • 1
  • Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty
    • 1
  1. 1.University of JyväskyläFinland
  2. 2.Federal University of ViçosaBrazil

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137425959
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-42594-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-42595-9
  • Buy this book on publisher's site