The Role of Context in Language Teachers' Self Development and Motivation: Perspectives from Multilingual Settings (Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching #13) (Paperback)

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The Role of Context in Language Teachers' Self Development and Motivation: Perspectives from Multilingual Settings (Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching #13) (Paperback)

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This book unpacks data from conversations with bi-/multilingual EFL teachers to provide insights into the formation of ideal teacher selves. The author discusses the complexities surrounding the development of the teachers' selves and motivation, as well as their intertwinement with the sociopolitical realities of their individual contexts.

Amy S. Thompson is Professor of Applied Linguistics and Department Chair of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at West Virginia University, USA. Her primary research interests involve individual differences in SLA and their interaction with multilingualism. She is co-editor, with Ursula Lanvers and Martin East, of Language Learning in Anglophone Countries: Challenges, Practices, Ways Forward (2020, Palgrave MacMillan) and has published in a range of Applied Linguistics journals.
Product Details ISBN: 9781800411173
ISBN-10: 1800411170
Publisher: Multilingual Matters Limited
Publication Date: February 9th, 2021
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching