Educators and researchers in variety of locations increasingly encounter linguistically and socio-culturally diverse groups of students in their classrooms and lecture halls. This book examines everyday forms of talk and writing in relation to standardised forms and schooling expectations to suggest ways forward in educational discourse.
Mastin Prinsloo is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His recent edited books include Literacy Studies and The Future of Literacy Studies. Christopher Stroud is Professor of Linguistics at University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and Professor of Bilingual Research at Stockholm University, Sweden. His recent publications include Style, Identity and Literacy: English in Singapore.