March 23, 2018
Habib Soleimani

Habib Soleimani

Academic rank: Assistant professor
Education: PhD. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language( TEFL)
Faculty: Faculty of Literature and Foreign Languages


A review of language identity and the L2 self.
Type Article
review,language identity, L2 self
Researchers Habib Soleimani، Soraya Entezari


This book as its name shows is about motivation, language identity and the L2self. Primarily a point should be stated about the structure of this book. It is a kind of collection of articles from famous writers in the major of language teaching like Al-Shehri, Clément, Csizer, Ding, Dörnyei, Gatbonton, Kim, Kormos, Kubanyiova, Lamb, Lyons, MacIntyre, Mackinnon, Magid, Noels, Papi, Ryan, Segalowitz, Taguchi, Trafimovich, Ushioda, White, Yashima, so when someone studies the book, he/she will become familiar with different aspects of motivation these writers paid attention to. Zoltan Dörnyei and Ema Ushioda, editors of this book, bring these articles with sample tests. Thus when a person studies each chapter which is an article, he/she will have its test at the end of the chapter and can analyze the editors' findings. The first step of this book review is familiarizing the reader with the content of the book which is summary.