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3). In this view, the determination of the social motivations for a language alternation becomes important. This paper looks at the social motivations for code switching I terms of the various applications in social, discourse and identity expression situations. This follows an interview analysis that seeks to determine the patterns for code switching, as well as the attitudes evident from such changes.
According to Buchholtz and Hall (2005), socio-cultural linguistics arises as an important subject that looks at the broad interdisciplinary area involving the integration of culture, society and language (Nilep 2006, p. 3). The utilization of code switching arises as a key determinant of bilingual and multilingual speakers. The availability of language resources including the knowledge of two or more languages enables different individuals to depict instances of language alternations. Code switching refers to the application of two or more languages between various speakers during a given speech or conversation (Lowi 2005, p. 1). In this case, the concept stands to be essential in such practices involving bilingual or multilingual speakers. This translates to the utilization of code switching as a means for conversation, and as an approach towards the establishment, maintenance and description of existing boundaries due to ethnicity (Fong 2011, p. 23). Additionally, the idea arises as an important tool for symbolizing relevant features of background in speakers. This provides multilingual speakers with an opportunity of expressing their own identities, thus, becoming an effective social process (Lowi 2005, p. 1).
In providing for a social context, code switching allows individuals to explore their identities and ethnic backgrounds. This arises due to the various communicative functions depicted with the utilization of code switching (Shin 2010, p.94). The use of code switching becomes essential in ensuring that communication between two or more
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Code switching can be defined as the concurrent use of more than one language or dialect. It occurs within different contexts of social interaction and can occur within a particular language (Coffey, n. d.). People tend to use different forms of expressions depending on the people they are interacting with and where they are interacting with them.
Therefore, the presence of code smells seems to be an ideal maintainability assessment indicator. Developing strategies that to be used in assessment of maintainability, is very important, considering that significant cost and effort is used during maintenance.
This essay discovers the Fashion Magazines' Chinese-English Code-Switching. The four specified motivators in context include, but are not limited to, euphemism, bilingual punning, specificity, and principle of economy and these factors show how English is an important aspect of pushing messages in media outlets.
According to the research, statistical multiplexing in a system of TDM requires that all bandwidths needed by the subchannels to surpass the bandwidth of the multiplex channel. In this statistical multiplexing, the maximum rate needed by any single channel is rarely used because of the transmission breaks and therefore, this system is workable in the well-thought-out usage of buffering.
Take for instance, Chang-Rae Lee, who discusses his ideas in his book the Native speaker. He arguably describes the manner in which residents of New Jersey have had to live with resentments, fears and frustrations due to differences associated with sign language.
The 12th chapter of this material is a caption of the thoughts and life of young girl; Alison Blake. Alison has a family consisting of her parents and her brother who is a year older. The thoughts of Alison and the various activities she undertakes have been reflected on powerpoint slides, these slides have been illustrated in a way that it allows the reader to actualize and put to perspective what the young girl goes through as she interact with her family.
The main focus of the paper is the reasons for code-switching and the context under which the speakers code-switch between Arabic and English. There were different social context that need to be analyzed in this study. This pilot study as aimed at finding out if the research techniques of collecting data will meet the desired standards. The pilot study was conducted on 20 respondents who represent a small percentage of the sample population.
Further, the study also portrays the findings to why Arab American usually code switch to Arabic, countering the idea of why Arab American speakers code-mix and code-switch to Arabic. Much to that, the study