Code-switching. Grammatical, pragmatic and psycholinguistic aspects


Seminar Paper, 2002

41 Pages, Grade: 1,5


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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter I. Grammatical/syntactic aspects of code-switching
1. Definitions of code-switching
2. Code-switching vs. borrowing and code-mixing
3. Types of code-switching
4. Grammatical constraints on code-switching
4.1. Types of grammatical constraints: general/universal vs. relativized/probabalistic
4.2. Constraints based on linearity (Poplack)
4.3. Constraints based on dependency (theory of government)
4.4. Constraints considering assymetry of two languages (Matrix Language Frame model by Myers-Scotton)

Chapter II. Pragmatic/discourse aspects of code-switching
1. Functions of code-switching (the functional model by Jakobson)
2. Discourse functions of code-switching (Gumperz)
3. Transactional vs. metaphorical code-switching (Gumperz)
4. Concept of the social arena (Scotton and Ury)
5. Attitudes towards code-switching

Chapter III. Psycholinguistic aspects of code-switching
1. Acquisition of two languages
1.1. Fusion vs. separation of two languages
1.2. Acquisition of the pragmatic functions of code-switching
1.3. Syntactic apects of code-switching in the language acquisition
2. Bilingual competence

Conclusion

References

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Title
Code-switching. Grammatical, pragmatic and psycholinguistic aspects
College
Free University of Berlin  (Institut für Amerikanistik)
Grade
1,5
Author
Year
2002
Pages
41
Catalog Number
V537681
ISBN (eBook)
9783346142948
ISBN (Book)
9783346142955
Language
English
Keywords
liguistics, bilingualism, multilingualisam, code-switching
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Elena Gluth (Author), 2002, Code-switching. Grammatical, pragmatic and psycholinguistic aspects, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/537681

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