Metaphor and the Subjective Construction of Beliefs

  • Claire Kramsch
Part of the Educational Linguistics book series (EDUL, volume 2)

The interest, among second language acquisition researchers, in the beliefs that learners, teachers, and the general public hold regarding language learning seems to be prompted by the assumption that remain usually implicit but can be made explicit through surveys, questionnaires and the like (for a critical review of such assumptions see Barcelos, Chapter 1, this volume).


Critical Review Language Learning Language Acquisition Apply Linguistics Subjective Construction 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claire Kramsch
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  1. 1.University of California at BerkeleyUSA

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