Some of you asked for references for papers dealing with how eastern
students learn wo write with a Western Academic voice. Here are three
papers that might be of interest:
(1). Lu M.-Z.(1998). From silence to words: Writing as struggle. In V.
Zamel & R. Spack (Eds.) "Negotiating academic literacies: Teaching and
learning across languages and cultures." (pp. 71-84). Mahwah NJ.: Erlbaum.
(2). Shen F. (1998). The classroom and the wider culture: Identity as a key
to learning English composition. In V. Zamel & R. Spack (Eds.). "Negotiating
academic literacies: Teaching and learning across languages and cultures."
(pp.123-134). Mahwah NJ. Erlbaum.
(3). Xin L.G. (Fall, 1994). Conversing across cultural boundaries. JAC.
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