(RE) CONSTRUCTING GENDER IN A NEW VOICE: THE ROLE OF GENDER IDENTITY IN SLA, THE CASE OF MALAYSIA

  • Karen Kow Yip Cheng Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia
Keywords: story-telling, children, Malaysian, reading, gender, Second Language Acquisition (SLA)

Abstract

This study is a qualitative study of Malaysian children aged between four and six years engaged in a story-telling task. The question posed in this piece of research then: Is the role played by gender in SLA? If it does play a role, what then is the nature of this role? The path taken by this study is to analyze discourse in story-telling.

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Published
2005-06-06
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