Write short notes on Code mixing and Code switching.

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“Code” refers to language here. Both code mixing and code switching are only possible in case of bilinguals (or multi-linguals), i.e. people who know at least two (or more than two) languages. 

Code mixing is simply mixing of two or more languages while communicating. Now, it is common for a speaker who knows two or more languages to take one word or more than one word from one language and introduce it while speaking another language.

If I know French as well as English, for example, there will be times when I will mix some English words in my French sentences. That’s, in fact, very common. Languages have this kind of affect on other languages. It is rare for Bilinguals to utter sentences that belong to purely one language.

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