Narratives Of Learning And Teaching Efl

Hardcover | October 1, 2008

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A collection of research reports on lived experiences of the English language focusing on the subjective meanings and emotions involved in EFL contexts of learning and teaching. The contributors make use of fresh theoretical frameworks and innovative methods of data collection and analysis, including verbal and visual narratives.

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A collection of research reports on lived experiences of the English language focusing on the subjective meanings and emotions involved in EFL contexts of learning and teaching. The contributors make use of fresh theoretical frameworks and innovative methods of data collection and analysis, including verbal and visual narratives.

PAULA KALAJA is Full Professor of English in the Department of Languages at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She is an expert on second/foreign language learning and teaching. She is co-editor (with Ana Maria F. Barcelos) of Beliefs about SLA: New Research Approaches (2003), among others, and co-author (with Hannele Dufva) of a t...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.4 × 0.8 inPublished:October 1, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230545432

ISBN - 13:9780230545434

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
PART I: INTRODUCTION
Narrativizing Learning and Teaching EFL: The Beginnings--P.Kalaja, V.Menezes&--A.M.F.Barcelos
PART II: WRITTEN NARRATIVES
The Seeds of Agency in Language Learning Histories--T.Murphey&--C.Carpenter
Learning English: Students? Beliefs and Experiences in Brazil--A.M.F.Barcelos
Self-Observation and Reconceptualization Through Narratives and Reflective Practice--D.P.Dutra&--H.Mello
Brazilian EFL Teachers? Experiences in Public and Private Schools: Different Contexts with Similar Challenges--L.Miccoli
PART III: SELF-NARRATIVES
Turning the Kaleidoscope ? EFL Research as Auto/Biography--L.Karlsson 
 ?To Speak English Is Tedious?: Student Resistance in Japanese University Classrooms--K.Sakui&--N.Cowie
PART IV: ORAL NARRATIVES
Passion and Persistence: Learning English in Akita--S.Cotterall
Communities of Practice: Stories of Japanese EFL Learners--G.Murray
EFL Narratives and English-Mediated Identities: Ships Passing In The Night?--D.Block
Frequent Flyer: A Narrative of Overseas Study in English--A.Chik&--P.Benson
PART V: MULTIMODAL NARRATIVES
Using Photographs to Access Stories of Learning English--T.Nikula&--A.Pitkänen-Huhta
Self-Portraits of EFL Learners: Finnish Students Draw and Tell--P.Kalaja, R.Alanen&--H.Dufva
Multimedia Language Learning Histories--V.Menezes 
PART VI: CONCLUSION
Narrativizing Learning and Teaching EFL: Concluding Remarks--V.Menezes, A.M.F.Barcelos&--P.Kalaja
References
Index