Code Switching

Code switching involves using 1 language or nonstandard versions of a language instead of another language due to setting, conversational partner, topic, and other factors.

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

  • When was a time that you engaged in code switching?
  • Why did you engage in code switching?
  • What were the potential benefits and potential consequences of code switching in that scenario?
  • What was the result of your actions?