Author Topic: code switching and code mixing  (Read 1120 times)

Offline fana

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code switching and code mixing
« on: October 30, 2015, 02:56:54 AM »
can anyone tell me what are the difference between code mixing and code switching? I still get confused about those terms.

Offline Daniel

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Re: code switching and code mixing
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2015, 02:19:05 PM »
Code mixing exists in a community and may become conventionalized, while code switching is characteristic of a single speaker actively using two different codes (eg, languages) at the same time.
Obviously sometimes the distinction is hard to make.
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