English Name Transition from Taiwan to the United States: A Case Study of Taiwanese International Students

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Yi-An Jason Chen;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
  • Journal: International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature (issn: 2200-3592, eissn: 2200-3452)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.5n.4p.58
  • Subject: Taiwanese International Students, English Names, Ethnic Names, Identity, English Education, Acculturation | Philology. Linguistics | P1-1091 | English literature | PR1-9680

The way in which Taiwanese students use English names to construct their identities in a new sociocultural setting has received minimal scholarly attention. Drawing on semi-structured interviews with 10 Taiwanese international students, I focused on how the use of ethni... View more
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