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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
Published by: National Council of Teachers of English
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40503300
Page Count: 6
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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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