Receptivity towards code-switching in Malay television series

Ting, Su Hie and Ooi, Kien Bee (2013) Receptivity towards code-switching in Malay television series. In: Proceedings of 5th International Language Learning Conference (ILLC 2013), 11-13 November 2013, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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The study examined receptivity of 71 university students towards use of code-switching in Malay television drama series. A short clip from a Malay television series with code-switching from Bahasa Malaysia t oEnglish was played before students filled in a questionnaire. Code-switching Is mostly viewed negatively but 94% of the students reported that they often code-switching in their daily interactions with friends and lecturers. The non-Malay students were more inclined to feel that code-switching corrupts the languages and prevents them from mastering the languages but they were similar to the Malay students in their views on negative attribution of image, identity and patriotism. However, a small proportion of the students felt that those who code-switch are seen as educated, sophisticated and racially torelant.

Item Type: Proceeding (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: code-switching, television series, Malay, Malaysia, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Centre for Language Studies (rebranded to FLSCS in 2015)
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2015 03:11
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2015 03:11

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