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Bilingual Poem (Pair up home speaker with SAE) Jeopardy Translation. Five Reasons Why People Code-Switch : Code Switch. A sign in English, Chinese, and Vietnamese in Chinatown, Los Angeles.

Five Reasons Why People Code-Switch : Code Switch

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Style-Shifting: Examining and Using Formal and Informal Language Styles

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Lesson Plan: Code Switching. Download the Lesson Plan Jump to: In this lesson, students will practice writing, listening and discussion skills as they learn about “code switching” — who does it, when, where and why they do it and how it is problematic when it reinforces discrimination.

Lesson Plan: Code Switching

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