Language learning and the gendered self: the case of French and masculinity in a US context

  • Kris Aric Knisely
  • Gender and Language, March 2015, Equinox Publishing
  • DOI: 10.1558/genl.v10i2.19810

How learners' gender identities and attitudes toward languages influence language learning

Why is it important?

This article demonstrates that individuals have gendered language attitudes, that is to say that individuals think of certain languages as being masculine or feminine, and that these attitudes are related to a person's motivation to learn a particular language.

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