Learning can be a risky business, especially when it has to do with a learner’s sense of self and their identity. For example, how might a person who is learning a language for the purpose of becoming part of a group comes to realize that the act of learning is modifying who and how she is? Is the change in one’s identity a good thing? If so, how and why? What impact does it have on learner motivation?
|Learning a language requires changes in one's sense of self. Motivation to continue often involves the learner's aspirations, dreams, and ultimate life goals. Learning language in Jalisco.|