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ERIC Number: EJ510114
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
Functions of Codeswitching in ESL Classrooms: Socialising Bilingualism in Jaffna.
Canagarajah, A. Suresh
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v16 n3 p173-95 1995
Analyzes code-switched utterances in English-as-a-Second-Language classes in Sri Lanka. The study shows some useful functions code-switching serves for classroom management and transmission of lesson content. The negotiation of values, identities, and roles in the classroom prepares students for their sociolinguistic life outside. (24 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sri Lanka