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Query:   Code-switching - matrix language
Author:  Sophie ALBY
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis

Language Family:   Carib

Summary:   I'VE RECEIVED MANY ANSWER TO MY MAIL (19/11/99) ISSUE 10.1759:
I AM PRESENTLY DOING SOME DOCTORAL WORK ON FRENCH-KALI'NA (AN AMERINDIAN
LANGUAGE SPOKEN IN FRENCH GUIANA - CARIB FAMILY) CODE-SWITCHING.

I AM HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE QUESTIOON OF THE 'BASE LANGUAGE' OF THE
SENTENCES WHERE I HAVE OCCURENCES OF CODE-MIXING.
ELLEN F. PRINCE AND SUSAN PINTZUK (BILINGUAL CODE-SWITCHING AND THE
OPEN/CLOSED CLASS DISTINCTION - UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - JANUARY 1984)
STATES THAT :

LL Issue: 10.1787
Date Posted: 24-Nov-1999
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