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Ideas of identity and investment in language communities among multicultural AAVE speakers learning foreign languages

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Imagined communities and investment have both been identified as dynamic forces in the process of learning a foreign language, yet few studies have explored these concepts in relation to Black foreign language learners, and even fewer still have touched on AAVE speaker status and Black multiethnic backgrounds. To address this gap in the literature, this case-study utilizes narrative interviews and short story analysis to examine the relationship between imagined communities and investment ...

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Education
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0000-0002-6434-6663
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MSc taught course
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Masters
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University of Oxford

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