Travelling in Space and Encounters of the Third Kind: Distance Language Learner Negotiation of Speaking Activities

  title={Travelling in Space and Encounters of the Third Kind: Distance Language Learner Negotiation of Speaking Activities},
  author={Margaret K. Nicolson and Helga Adams},
  journal={Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching},
  pages={105 - 116}
  • M. Nicolson, H. Adams
  • Published 1 November 2008
  • Education
  • Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching
Abstract Debates on language learner identity, sociocultural aspects of language learning and, as Homi Bhaba says in J. Rutherford's Identity: Community, Culture, Difference, the ‘third space, the domain created as a result of interaction between people or between a person and a new experience’ have become increasingly relevant in research in teaching and learning, often in the search for better student integration and success. Most of the focus has been on students in conventional… 
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