Age and Identity

Agni Skrzypek, David Singleton

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This chapter considers the relationship between age and identity in language learning, particularly in the migrant context. Exploring concepts such as the linguistico-cultural identity of the learner and the ethnolinguistic vitality of the L2 community, Agni Skrzypek and David Singleton describe the complexity and multidimensionality of the age factor in Second Language Acquisition research
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLanguage, Identity and Migration
Subtitle of host publicationVoices from transnational speakers and communities
EditorsC. Diskin, J. Martyn, Vera Regan
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherPeter Lang
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)978-3-0343-1907-2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015

Publication series

NameLanguage, Migration and Identity
ISSN (Print)2296-2808


  • language identity
  • language ego


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