The place of world englishes in composition: Pluralization continued

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Contesting the monolingualist assumptions in composition, this article identifies textual and pedagogical spaces for World Englishes in academic writing. It presents code meshing as a strategy for merging local varieties with Standard Written English in a move toward gradually pluralizing academic writing and developing multilingual competence for transnational relationships.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)586-619
Number of pages34
JournalCollege Composition and Communication
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 1 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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