International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Linguistics | Pakistan | Volume 3 Issue 5, May 2014 | Rating: 6.5 / 10

Students? Attitudes towards Teachers? Code-Mixing/Code-Switching to L1 and Its Influence on Their L2 Learning: A Case of Business Students in Sargodha

Samar Rukh | Nargis Saleem | Hafiz Gulam Mustafa Javeed | Nasir Mehmood

Abstract: Code-mixing and code-switching of two languages is a common phenomenon in a bilingual community; and whether this is beneficial or not for second language teaching is one of the most controversial issues in bilingual literature. This case study is exploratory in nature and it targets business students attitudes towards teachers code-switching/code-mixing to L1 and its influence on their overall L2 learning. Quantitative as well qualitative research design is adopted for the present study. Study has incorporated Close-ended and open-ended questionnaire to collect the data and from the findings of the research; it concludes that; business students have a positive attitude towards teachers code-switching/code-mixing and this phenomenon has a positive effects on L2 learning of the business students.

Keywords: code-mixing, code-switching, attitude, L2 learning, effects, business students

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 5, May 2014,

Pages: 1111 - 1116

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