By Peter I. De Costa
This severe ethnographic school-based case examine deals insights at the interplay among ideology and the identification improvement of person English language inexperienced persons in Singapore. Illustrated by way of case reviews of the language studying reports of 5 Asian immigrant scholars in an English-medium college in Singapore, the writer examines how the immigrant scholars negotiated a regular English ideology and their discursive positioning over the process the varsity 12 months. particularly, the learn lines how the existing typical English ideology interacted in hugely advanced methods with their being located as excessive educational achievers to finally effect their studying of English. This powerful mixture of language ideologies and circulating ideologies created a clothier pupil immigration complicated. through framing this case as a posh, the examine problematizes the ability of ideologies in shaping the trajectories and identities of language learners.
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The Power of Identity and Ideology in Language Learning: Designer Immigrants Learning English in Singapore by Peter I. De Costa