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The Multilingual Self: An Inquiry Into Language Learning
This book relates the author's stories about how languages have integrated her being, and defined and formed her sense of self. The idea of writing autobiographical stories of her multilingual life came from her long-term commitment to foreign language teaching and from a recent, extremely rich and valuable experience teaching English to immigrants in the U.S. While readin ...more
Paperback, 138 pages
Published April 3rd 1997 by Routledge
(first published April 1st 1997)
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Mar 04, 2014 Darcey rated it liked it
While reading this for inspiration for a project idea of my own, I found it an interesting read - yet frankly disappointing in several facets. I enjoyed the view of how Natasha Lvovich found herself and her experiences in learning foreign languages, but I found - notably - there was much less of a discussion of "language learning" than I had anticipated. This is an interesting read, but one I would suggest picking up from the the library.