The Phenomenon of Code Switching


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The Phenomenon of Code Switching
Those people who speak one or more language frequently fall into a pattern of mixing words or phrases from one language to another in a concept referred to as code switching. The reasons for substituting one language’s words or phrases while conversing in another language are varied and the process can be complicated and diverse. Code switching is a phenomenon that has been studied by linguists from sociological, psychological and structural perspectives. Although many theorists view code switching from a phenomenological point of view, many studies have indicated that code switching is a common occurrence in both social and academic arenas. Studies of code switching can be separated into fields...
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..... certain degree of functionality.
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