chapter  8
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Multilingual Rhetoric

There are increasing numbers of Asian students in universities in the UK, the United States and Canada, and western Europe. Equally, there are increasing numbers of “Western” students in universities in China and east Asia. It is often assumed that the approach to argumentation-a quality highly prized in essay and dissertation composition in the Westis different among Asian students brought up in the Confucian-heritage education systems.