‘Dreaming Is Believing’: The Teaching of Foreign Languages as Envisioned by Student Teachers

  • Paula Kalaja


Among other turns, applied linguistics, or language learning and teaching has been undergoing a narrative turn (for recent reviews, see Barkhuizen, 2013; Barkhuizen, Benson, & Chik, 2014). In this context, narratives can simply be defined as stories told by learners about their experiences of learning L2s over a longer period of time (Benson, 2004, p. 17). Competing terms abound, such as (auto)biographies, life stories, and language learning histories or LLHs.


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© Paula Kalaja, Ana Maria F. Barcelos, Mari Aro and Maria Ruohotie-Lyhty 2016

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