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code-switching

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

1. (sociolinguistics) Bilingual speakers shifting from one language to another.

2. More rarely, monolingual speakers switching between discourse types.

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code switching

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 47 words.

One of the forms of linguistic variation studied within sociolinguistics. Code switching describes the shift from one linguistic style

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Code Switching

Jeffrey Lane.

in The Digital Street

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 9214 words.

Chapter 3 explores the primary challenge of the digital street: managing its visibility. This chapter reveals how teenagers in Harlem use online spaces to live out varied and contradictory...

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Code-switching

Reem Bassiouney.

in Arabic Sociolinguistics

August 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 24369 words.

This chapter discusses code choice and code-switching, whether this code is a variety or a language. After an introduction and discussion of terminology, the chapter falls into two main...

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Code-Switching

Penelope Gardner-Chloros.

in International Encyclopedia of Linguistics

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 1786 words.

Code-switching (hereafter CS) refers to “the juxtaposition within the same speech exchange of passages of speech belonging to

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Code-switching and Multilingualism

Jenanne K. Ferguson.

in Anthropology

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 11778 words.

One of the central discussions in studies of multilingual communities and societies has been how to classify and understand patterns of code-switching or code-mixing—using two or more codes...

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The rehabilitation of code-switching

Joseph Gafaranga.

in Bilingualism as Interactional Practices

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 10247 words.

Research in code-switching, undertaken against the backdrop of very negative attitudes towards the concurrent use of two or more languages within the same conversation, has traditionally...

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Distinguishing borrowing and code-switching

Shana Poplack.

in Borrowing

February 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Linguistics. 4670 words.

This chapter confronts the structure of borrowed items explicitly with that of multiword code-switches produced by the same French-English bilinguals. Speakers are shown to imbue switches...

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Code-switching in a Turkish secondary school

John Eldridge.

in ELT Journal

October 1996; p ublished online October 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

English language teachers who teach in monolingual environments have for a very long time been concerned about reducing or even abolishing student use of the mother tongue in the language...

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Learner code-switching versus English only

Andrew Sampson.

in ELT Journal

July 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4333 words.

This article describes a study into the functions of code-switching in EFL classes at a Colombian language school. It was undertaken to decide whether the official ‘English-only’ policy in...

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World Englishes, Code-Switching, and Convergence

Barbara E. Bullock, Lars Hinrichs and Almeida Jacqueline Toribio.

in The Oxford Handbook of World Englishes

April 2017; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Language Families. 8707 words.

In this chapter, it is argued that the study of World Englishes (WE) should assume a more central place in the analysis of variation and change in the context of language contact. Because...

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code-switching

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 29 words.

1. (sociolinguistics) Bilingual speakers shifting from one language to another.

2. More rarely, monolingual speakers switching between *discourse types.

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code switching

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 93 words.

Switching in speech between different languages, dialects, etc. E.g. two business associates meet and chat in one language; the meeting

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code switching

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 94 words.

Switching in speech between different languages, dialects, etc. E.g. two business associates meet and chat in one language; the meeting becomes formal and they switch to another. Often...

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Code-switching in English of the Middle Ages

Päivi Pahta.

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of English

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 4132 words.

Throughout its history, English has had extensive contact with other languages, and the impact of these various contacts on the lexicon is a popular topic among researchers of the history...

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Code Switching and Inverse Imitation among Marijuana‐using Crack Sellers

Ellen Benoit, Doris Randolph, Eloise Dunlap and Bruce Johnson.

in The British Journal of Criminology

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

The line between mainstream and deviant cultures is less clear than commonly assumed in the literature, evidenced by cases drawn from a longitudinal, ethnographic study of violence in 72...

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Language Choice and Code Switching in German-Based Diasporic Web Forums

Jannis Androutsopoulos.

in The Multilingual Internet

May 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 8820 words.

Migration groups and diasporic communities are important contemporary sites for bi- and multilingual discourse on the Internet, which this chapter explores, taking discussion forums of...

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code-switching

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

1. (sociolinguistics) Bilingual speakers shifting from one language to another.

2. More rarely, monolingual speakers switching between discourse types.

null...

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code-switching

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 31 words.

1. (*sociolinguistics) Bilingual speakers shifting from one language to another.

2. More rarely, monolingual speakers switching between

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Code-switching

Holly R. Cashman.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 5232 words.

Estimates indicate that roughly half the world's population is bilingual. Stated differently, “Bilinguals already outnumber monolinguals, [and] it can be

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Code-Mixing and Code-Switching

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 661 words.

Terms in sociolinguistics for language and especially speech that draws to differing extents on at least two languages combined in

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