Examples Of Code Switching In Vietnam Language

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THE ANALYSIS OF CODE SWITCHING TYPES USED IN 3 DIFFERENT VIETNAMESE SONGS.
FUNCTION AND MOTIVATION INTRODUCTION
With the power of a dominant language, English has quickly shown its great influence in other languages on both forms of speech. In Vietnam, no one can deny that using English in speech is a common phenomenon in the youth generation and is on the way accepted by the Vietnamese community alike. On the other hand, in the form of writing, one of the most illustrious examples of this influence is the use of English in the Vietnamese song system. In fact, there are so many Vietnamese songs that demonstrate ingenuity in the way they have blended Vietnamese and English. This language use has been described in sociolinguistics as code-switching. “Code switching, or the alternation of two languages within a single clause, sentence or turn is a complex, rule-governed use if language which offers a unique opportunity for studying some of the more complicated aspects of bilingual speech” (Dearholt & Valdes-Fallis, 1978). This sociolinguistic concept has been widely researched; however, have been restricted to few cases such as speech or conversational contexts or setting. Although there is much research that mentions the code-switching in songs in other languages, there are few works in Vietnam (if any) have been mentioned the effect of code-switching in Vietnamese music.
In my investigation, I have decided to analyze the code-switching in the lyrics of 3 Vietnamese

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