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based on who you are speaking to • ...not really code-switching, but similar. Code Switching • What are some reasons for code-switching....
• ...with an interlocutor who’s also bilingual? • ...with an interlocutor who’s monolingual? Puerto Rican Code Switching • Urciuoli (1991): Puerto Rican and African
American working class neighborhood. • Men code-switch deliberately to construct an
inclusive identity. • Women code-switch accidentally to construct
both inclusive and exclusive identity. Code Switching • Some reasons for code-switching:
• Thematic • Quotative • Emblematic switching in a
sentence !¡ Macrosocial Multilingualism • Multiple languages spoken within a country.
• may have monolingual individuals.
• what are the social indices of these languages?
• what are the political implications? Macrosocial Multilingualism
Continent Number of Languages % of World
Population Africa 2,110 (30.5%) 12.2% Americas (N and S) 993 (14.4%) 0.8% Asia 2,322 (33.6%)...
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- Spring '08