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ERIC Number: EJ1042935
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 93
ISSN: ISSN-0033-6297
Code-Switching and Competition: An Examination of a Situational Response
Bernstein, Eve; Herman, Ariela
Quest, v66 n4 p409-420 2014
Code switching is primarily a linguistic term that refers to the use of two or more languages within the same conversation, or same sentence, to convey a single message. One field of linguistics, sociocultural linguistics, is broad and interdisciplinary, a mixture of language, culture, and society. In sociocultural linguistics, the code, or language that is selected, can be triggered by a social situation or setting in which the speaker is placed. Code-switching can also apply to behavior. In physical education, teachers may communicate in the language of sport. When teaching a competitive activity in physical education class, the environment changes, becomes competitive, and the teachers often code switch and switch instructional choices unconsciously. This article examines the occurrence of code-switching during competitive activities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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