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Canagarajah, A. Suresh

  1. Maria Jerskey

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1334

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Jerskey, M. 2012. Canagarajah, A. Suresh. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


A. Suresh Canagarajah (1957– ) is a language/literacy teacher and prolific scholar whose joint appointment in the English and applied linguistics departments at Pennsylvania State University indicates the range and application of his research and pedagogical practices as well as his ability to negotiate disparate worlds, a hallmark feature of his significant contributions to the field.


  • bilingualism;
  • esl/efl;
  • language teaching;
  • World Englishes;
  • multilingualism;
  • writing