• Psychology
  • Published 2004

The Multilingual Experience: Insights from Language Memoirs

  title={The Multilingual Experience: Insights from Language Memoirs},
  author={Claire Kramsch},
In the US, FL education is still very much hostage to a view of language and culture that privileges the nation-state and its national native speakers. There are currently calls for more imagination/creativity/language play, more collaborative learning. But they have not put into question the ultimate goal, which is to approximate the (nationally conceived) native speaker and to discuss and interpret the canonical works of the native speakers’ national literatures. The teaching of culture in… CONTINUE READING