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Code Switching in Malaysia


Maya Khemlani David, James McLellan, Shameem Rafik-Galea and Abdullah

Contents: Maya Khemlani David/Kuang Ching Hei/James McLellan/Fatimah Hashim: Functions of code switching in the family domain in Malaysia – Jariah Mohd Jan: Code switching for power wielding: Children’s discourse in a Malay family – James McLellan/Rosalind Nojeg: Lexical choice and 3-way code switching in Bau-Jagoi Bidayuh discourse – Maya Khemlani David/Caesar Dealwis: Language Choice, Code switching and Language Shift: The Telegus of Kuching – Kamisah Ariffin: The interaction of language, topic and speakers: Code switching in classroom discourse – Maya Khemlani David/Lim Chin Chye: Language choices of Malaysian youth in and out of the classroom – Paramasivam Muthusamy/M. Rajantheran: Communicative functions of code switching among Tamil undergraduates – Karen Kow Yip Cheng: Code switching in the language classroom: A pedagogical tool? – Richard Powell: Language alternation in Malaysian courtrooms and comparisons with other common law jurisdictions – Maya Khemlani David/David Yoong Soon Chye: Code switching in eldercare – Hadina Habil/Shameem Rafik-Galea: Code switching in organisational email discourse – Maya Khemlani David/James McLellan/Kuang Ching Hei/Ain Nadzimah Abdullah: Code switching practices in newspaper headlines in Malaysia: A 50-year comparative study and lexical analysis – James McLellan: Keeping the beast in its cage: Compartmentalization of English in the Malay world.