Journal article

Multilingual learners learning about translanguaging through translanguaging

J Choi

Applied Linguistics Review | De Gruyter | Published : 2020

Abstract

Mobility, technology, personal and political circumstances provide enhanced opportunities for contact with new or different spaces, people, objects, and feelings. Such affordances in turn heighten possibilities for ways of thinking about or experiencing identity, agency, place, and perceptions of the world differently. In this paper, I draw on photographs, written artifacts, material objects, and interview data from two Japanese International students’ self-initiated project on undoing deeply ingrained cultural discourses and practices during their one-year study abroad program in Sydney. Using a narrative inquiry approach and drawing on ideas from translanguaging theory, I illustrate an acc..

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