A Translingual Community of Practice

  • Patrick Kiernan


This chapter, introduces and discusses the range of translingual experiences in relation to a continuum of translingual identity. This chapter also considers the various ways in which the class can be conceived of as a community of translinguals. This includes the idea of the class as a family and the class as a community of practice with orientations towards certain key values. The values they expressed were oriented to learning through active communication, for communication and the development of relationships and through study abroad.


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  • Patrick Kiernan
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  1. 1.KenkyutoMeiji UniversityTokyoJapan

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