‘Code-Switching and Code-Mixing’ by Dr. Iesar Ahmad, Dr. Mohammed Mahmoud Talal Mohaidat & Dr. Kesavan Vadakalur Elumalai


This study is an attempt on Code-switching and Code-mixing strategies in English language and literature teaching at the Under Graduate level at the king Saudi University. In addition, it explores how such linguistic practices can be more productive and effective in terms of enhancing the linguistic proficiency and literary understanding among the young Saudi learners. Likewise, this study would be analyzed in the discourse analysis perspectives. The study concludes that such linguistic practices are very effective, productive and objective oriented in terms of motivating the young Saudi learner for the acquisition of second/foreign language and an ability to interpret the literary texts.

Index Terms: English language, code-switching; code-mixing; motivation.

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