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ERIC Number: EJ592781
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Doublespeak Detection for the English Classroom.
Kehl, D. G.; Livingston, Howard
English Journal, v88 n6 p77-82 Jul 1999
Describes the serious and pervasive problem of "doublespeak," in which language is used to deceive and manipulate in order to control behavior. Discusses why it is crucial for English teachers at every level to be reminded about doublespeak and to teach students about its perils. Describes ways English teachers can teach about and prepare students to cope with doublespeak. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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