The Single Image of the Native Speaker: Challenges for Heritage Learners

Fri, 11/18: 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM EST
In-Person Research-Oriented Paper Presentations 
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center 
Room: Room 252A 
The image of a native speaker has always been single - monolingual or multilingual. In reality, native speakers can have varying proficiency levels in one or more languages. Analysis of a teachers' workshop on assessment reveals the dangers of such a single image of the native speaker, especially for heritage language learners.

Researcher

Anuradha Gopalakrishnan, University of Minnesota

Applicable Language

Non-language specific

Language of Presentation

English

Audience Level

All

Research

Target Language