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Presentation on code switching


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Presentation on code switching

  1. 1. Orderly mixing and Accommodation in South African Code switching Written by Finayson, Calteaux and Scotton Presented by Ram Shankar Yadav Kathmandu University, (NEPAL)
  2. 2. Context This article has been written in the context of South African society/culture.In the sense that it talks mostly about the Zulu language.
  3. 3. Addressing areas Sociolinguistics: because this article focuses on certain culture/society i.e. South African society. Structural linguistics : because it also focuses on the patterns of using Code switching in multilingual society.
  4. 4. This article mainly talks about the following issues: Code switching Accommodation Matrix language Urban language(language used by the majority of people) Language contact
  5. 5.  Code switching: practice of moving back and forth between two languages, two dialect, or between two resister. It is usually happen in multilingual context.
  6. 6.  Accommodation: accommodation here refers to the accommodation/integration between different languages spoken in south African context. Matrix language: it is also related to study of code switching. In code switching study the dominant language is often called matrix language into which elements from the embedded language are inserted.
  7. 7. Conclusion In conclusion, this article’s main epitome is to convey the message regarding code switching . How it occurs in south African context ; for example in Zulu and other south African languages. And, what are the strategies for behind the use of code switching.