Date of Award
Master of Arts in English Composition
Vickers, Caroline H.
This qualitative study is conducted to investigate how language learners are socialized into the target speech comunity, and also, whether they perceive the shift in personality when using the target language to interact with different social groups in different social contexts. A two-month case study was done to inspect the language socialization process of 10 out of 14 NNES (non-native English speaking) students enrolled in Level Three Composition Class in IEP (Intensive English Program) at CSUSB in 2006 Summary. The data for this current study was collected through audio taping, interviews, and the journals of the student participants.
Lee, Yalin, "Self-perceived personality shift on non-native English speakers" (2008). Theses Digitization Project. 4388.