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The practice of alternating between two or more languages or varieties of language in conversation.
Changing one's language / ´accent´/ 'dialect' / way of speaking in different situations.
Centered around people of color in Cape Town, we set out to ask code switchers about the experience and meaning of this fascinating phenomenon.
By acknowledging the influence of economic standards and issues of social acceptance behind code switching, our aim is to stimulate progressive conversations about identity as an extension of language and its fluidity.
why, when and where does it happen?
what is code switching?
talks about her linguistic and personal journey from the Northern to Western Cape of South Africa
in the lives
of call center agents
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