Language phenomenon in bilingual and multilingual situation

Kembaren, Farida Repelita Waty (2014) Language phenomenon in bilingual and multilingual situation. In: The 2nd ELITE International Conference, 10-11 October 2014, State Islamic College (STAIN) Palangka Raya Indonesia.

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People communicate with each other in speech. Communication process employs a code (language). Bilingual speakers have access to two codes. Most linguists agree the speakers have abstract knowledge of language/languages they speak (rules/ principles/ ways of saying and doing things with sounds, words, and sentences) rather than just knowledge of specific sounds, words, and sentences. Communication among people who speak the same language is possible because they share such knowledge. A person is bilingual if he speaks two languages, no matter to what degree. Multilingual is less common but is appropriate when it is a matter of more than two languages. Multilingualism has been studied both as an individual phenomenon (how one acquires two or languages in childhood or later? how these languages are represented in the mind? and how they are accessed for speaking and writing and for comprehension?) and as a societal phenomenon (the status and roles of the languages in a given society, attitudes toward languages, determinants of language choice, the symbolic and practical uses of the languages, and the correlations between language use and social factors such as ethnicity, religion, and class). This paper discuss the phenomena of code choice, code switching, and code mixing in bilingual and multilingual situations and examine diglossia when clear functional differences between codes govern the choice.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: communication, code, language, code choice, code mixing, code switching, bilingual, multilingual, diglossia
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Prodi Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2018 08:41
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2018 08:41

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