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Flipping the Switch: Code-Switching from Text Speak to Standard English

Kristen Hawley Turner
The English Journal
Vol. 98, No. 5 (May, 2009), pp. 60-65
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40503300
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Abstract

Drawing on Wheeler and Swords's work on codeswitching, the author suggests methods for making secondary students more aware of their use of texting language in school writing and less formal contexts.

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