Document Type : Original Article


Mostafa Rahimi Rad, Allame Tabatabai`e University,Tehran, Iran



The present qualitative study explores the relationship between English language learning and identity reform from the view of Iranian language learners. The data are collected by interviews with twenty male advanced learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). The researcher believes that learning English have a profound impact on how they perceive their identity. Motivation and English as an international language have vital role in viewing and reconstructing identity. These days identity change is more common as people are experiencing globalization. That is why sociocultural matters have vital role in recognize shift and reconstruction.


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