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Code Switching

  • José Cano
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Abstract

This chapter examines traditional perspectives on code switching, and it argues for a new perspective on the practice that emphasizes its relation to the ambitious educational goal of promoting a fully bilingual fluency and literacy for Latinx students and others.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • José Cano
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishPace High SchoolBrownsvilleUSA

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