The issue of code switching is still debating and hot topic in multilingual environment as well as in bilingual society. The main purpose of this study is to review and compare alternative explanations, identify peculiarities and common features of the following terms like code switching, code mixing, language interference, language transfer and language alternation. Then summarize their usage frequency in linguistic and sociolinguistic aspects. The research presented in this study also aims to critically analyze and evaluate previous researches on code switching made in national and international level from various perspectives. The findings will make an important contribution to the field of foreign and second language acquisition.
|Pages (from-to)||from 59 - to 66|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics|
|Issue number||Number 1, Spring issue|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
- codeswitching, code mixing, language interference, language alternation, language transfer, matrix and embedded language theory.