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Ethnic Stereotypes and English As a Foreign Language Learning

Jelena Mihaljević-Djigunović

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The article investigates relations between learners' attitudes towards the native speakers of English and learner achievement in English as a foreign language. Stereotypes that Croatian teenage EFL learners have about the British and Americans are looked into and the existence and lack of differences between learners of different gender, grade placement and achievement in English are Commented upon. In the conclusion it is stressed that, while attitudes towards the native speakers may be decisive for ESL (English as a second language) learners' achievement, other kinđs of attitudes are more relevant in EFL contexts


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