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By Christopher Stroud,Dr. Lionel Wee

Style, identification and Literacy: English in Singapore is a qualitative examine of the literacy practices of a gaggle of Singaporean youngsters, bearing on their styles of interplay – either in and out the school room – to different degrees of social association in Singaporean society (home, peer team and school). Combining box facts amassed via a sequence of distinct interviews with on hand school room observations, the research makes a speciality of six youngsters from assorted ethnic and social backgrounds as they negotiate the educational of English opposed to the backdrop of multilingual Singapore. This ebook presents social reasons for the problems and demanding situations those teens face by means of drawing on present advancements in sociolinguistics, literacy reports, English language educating and language policy.

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