ERIC Number: EJ559374
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Our Students Write with Accents--Oral Paradigms for ESD Students.
Coleman, Charles F.
College Composition and Communication, v48 n4 p486-500 Dec 1997
Examines phonological transfer in developmental student writing (spelling or word configurations that represent what the writer hears). Examines two discourse features--"by strings" and "topic/comment" sentence structures. Analyzes a developmental writing African American student's essay, demonstrating the power and tension in the writing of "English as a second dialect" (ESD) students who struggle with mastery of academic writing. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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