. Discuss the issues involved in both learner identity. In your view, how does the development of identity affect language learning?

. Discuss the issues involved in both learner identity. In your view, how does the development of identity affect language learning?.

Question:Learners bring their identities into the classroom¦’ (Murray & Christison, 2010, p.13). Discuss the issues involved in both learner identity. In your view, how does the development of identity affect language learning? This assignment is a personal reflection on language and culture in relation to English language teaching. You are required to compose an extended written reflection on the way in which you have experienced the interaction of language and culture in the language classroom. You can reflect on the relationship between language and culture in ELT based on your experience as a teacher and/or a learner. You can use several vignettes/anecdotes as ˜springboards’ for discussion. You are also required to consider the literature on language, culture and society when composing your reflection and to reference the literature using APA. Marking criteria: 1-Critically reflecting on the impact of your personal experience on thinking about language and culture in a TESOL context 2-Supporting your reflection with evidence (experiential and literature-based). 3-Discuss issues of language and culture in relation to English language teaching. 4. Communicate in narrative writing from a personal perspective. 5. Adherence to academic writing conventions Readings Murray, D., & Christison, M. (2010). What English Language Teachers Need to Know Volume I: Understanding Learning. [Electronic edition]. Retrieved from Norton-Pierce, B. (1995). Social Identity, Investment, and Language Learning. TESOL Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 1 (Spring, 1995), pp. 9-31 Pennycook, A. (2000). The social politics and the cultural politics of language classrooms. In J. Hall & W. Eggington (Eds). The sociopolitics of English language teaching. Multilingual Matters: Clevedon, UK. Atkinson, D. (1999) TESOL and culture. TESOL Quarterly, 33(4), pp.625-654. Liddicoat, A., & Scarino, A. (2013). Languages, cultures and the intercultural. In Intercultural language, reaching and learning. [Electronic edition]. Retrieved from Murray, D., & Christison, M. (2010). The cultural context In What English Language Teachers Need to Know I: Understanding Learning. [Electronic edition]. Retrieved from

. Discuss the issues involved in both learner identity. In your view, how does the development of identity affect language learning?

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