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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Lane  Igoudin
Institution: Los Angeles City College
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://faculty.lacitycollege.edu/igoudial
State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Igoudin, A. Lane. (2013). “Social Identity and Language Learning Motivation: Exploring the Connection and Activating Learning.” In Ushioda, Ema (ed.), International Perspectives in English Language Teaching: Motivation. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 192-215.

Igoudin, A. Lane. (2013). 'Asian American Girls who Speak African American English: A Subcultural Language Identity.' In Du Bois, Inke, and Nicole Baumgarten (eds.), Multilingual Identities: New Global Perspectives. Berlin: Peter Lang, 51-65.

Igoudin, A. Lane. (2012). 'Towards a Culture-Inclusive Language Pedagogy in Multilingual Social Contexts.' In: Alao, G., Derivry-Plard, M., Suzuki, E., and S. Yun-Roger (eds.), Multilingual and Multicultural Pedagogy: The Actor in Globalized Context (Didactique Plurilingue et Pluriculturelle: L’Acteur en Context Mondialisé). Paris: Editions des Archives Contemporaines, pp. 7-22.

Igoudin, A. Lane. (2008). 'Adult ESL Student Motivation for Participation in Advanced Language Learning.' The CATESOL Journal, (1), 27-48.
Courses Taught: Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Business English, and ESL
Academic Paper Abstract: An Inspirational Palette: English learners' cultural heritage as a resource for teaching ESL
Asian American Girls who Speak African American English: A Subcultural Language Identity
Adult ESL Student Motivation for Participation in Advanced Language Learning
Social Identity and Motivation for Advanced Language Learning: Exploring the Connection
Preferred Argument Structure and Rhetoric Patterns in Russian
In Their Own Words: What ESL Students Write about Language Learning Motivation

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