ERIC Number: EJ557002
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Open Class and Closed Class: Sentence-Imitation Experiments on Intrasentential Code-Switching.
Azuma, Shoji; Meier, Richard P.
Applied Psycholinguistics, v18 n3 p257-76 Sep 1997
Argues that a pattern analogous to that in speech errors also appears in intrasentential code-switching, i.e., the alternating use of two languages in a sentence by bilinguals. Notes that studies of spontaneous conversation of bilinguals indicate that open class items may be code-switched, but closed class items may not. (41 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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