International Students Challenges, Strategies and Future Vision
A Socio-Dynamic Perspective
Series:Second Language Acquisition
Aims and Scope
This book is one of the few empirical studies to capture an in-depth understanding of the study abroad experiences of newly-arrived international students in higher education. It closely examines their changing learning goals, underlying motivations and strategy uses during both short and long academic programmes in a study abroad context.
- MULTILINGUAL MATTERS
- Language learning strategies; International students; study abroad experiences; Sociocultural perspectives; Intercultural communication; study abroad; higher education; language acquisition; SLA; Arab students; EFL; identities; future self; future visions; motivation; language learning goals; strategy use
The highly engaging narratives of international students' language learning efforts in this book help us appreciate how these students strategically maneuvered themselves in complex, shifting contexts to pursue what they desired to have. It is sure to inspire language learning strategy researchers with its rich insights for further research.