Naotoshi Furuta, San Francisco State University

The present paper, a first-person account of my experiences as a language learner who moved to the L2 environment, addresses the issue of language learner identity by focusing on my divergent identities as a writer and a speaker of English and the mediating effects of academic writing.

Paper Presentation (45 minutes)
Morse Building, Room A203


Furuta1_Academic Writing as Empowerment handout (.doc)