Unformatted text preview: Codeswitching and Codemixing I- MatrixJangua : one main language that provides'the
grammatical name or rules for grammar. Â» Codernixing: it'is used to deScribe changes at the word level (e.g.
when one word 'or a few words in a sentence. change}. r Language borrowing: a term used to indicate foreign loan words
or phrases that have become an integral and permanent part of the
recipient language. r Language interference: a term once used to refer to when people
acquiring two languages mixed their languages. r Transfer 1 Cross-linguistic influence: more neutral terms for
âlanguage interference'. Purposes of Codeswitching I To emphasize a particular point in a conversation 7 To neiatea oonvetsationâheld previously 2 To substitutea word in another language 8 To interject into a conversation. 3 To express a concept that has no equivalent in 9 To ease tension and inject home? into a
theculture of-ï¬'le other language conversation 4 To reinforce a request In To change attitudeor relationship 5 To ciarify a. point ] I To exciï¬de people from a conï¬rmation Ii To express Identlty. communicate friendship or famin I2 To discuss certain topics bonding ...
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