Student Teachers’ Beliefs about L1 and L2 Discursively Constructed: A Longitudinal Study of Interpretative Repertoires

  • Paula Kalaja


Of other disciplines, psychology, for example, has experienced a discursive turn as long ago as the late 1980s. The turn can be summarized as follows:

Whereas in the past, psychologists have typically seen language as a resource, providing clues as to what is going on inside people’s minds or brains, discursive psychology takes language as its topic, examining the ways in which people talk about—or construct—things like attitudes, memories and emotions… (Edley, 2001, p. 190)


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© Paula Kalaja, Ana Maria F. Barcelos, Mari Aro and Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty 2016

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