On Ki Wong


This study examines the development of second language (L2) identity based on the author's personal experiences as a citizen of Hong Kong. Employing a narrative self-study method, the author explores how Hongkongers' perceptions of their language identities evolve over time. The study reveals that the author's own perception of L2 identities has changed due to shifting political and social contexts as she has taken on various roles throughout her life, including daughter, granddaughter, student, and teacher. By using Mandarin and English at different times, the author has gained a unique understanding of her language identity as a Hong Kong citizen. This research demonstrates that L2 identity is fluid and constantly evolving, adapting to roles and experiences, which in turn influence teaching practices.



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second language identity, narrative self-study, language identity development, Hong Kong teacher / 二語身份認同、語言身份認同發展、自我敘說研究、香港教師

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