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By Lucia Thesen, Ermien van Pletzen

ISBN-10: 0826487750

ISBN-13: 9780826487759

This booklet is an research of scholar literacy in a tutorial environment, and the way this has replaced as a result of political, financial and social elements. The members, who're all engaged in educational literacy paintings at a South African college, use the theoretical culture of recent Literacy experiences as constructed by way of theorists corresponding to James Gee, Brian highway and Gnnther Kress, and practice this to a case examine of 1 college within the altering context of South Africa.

Academic Literacy and the Languages of switch might be of curiosity to postgraduates and lecturers gaining knowledge of sociolinguistics, or language and education.

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