Research techniques for the study of code-switching

Marianne Gullberg, Peter Indefrey, Pieter Muysken

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The aim of this chapter is to provide researchers with a tool kit of semi-experimental and experimental techniques for studying code-switching. It presents an overview of the current off-line and on-line research techniques, ranging from analyses of published bilingual texts of spontaneous conversations, to tightly controlled experiments. A multi-task approach used for studying code-switched sentence production in Papiamento-Dutch bilinguals is also exemplified
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge Handbook of linguistic code-switching
EditorsB. E. Bullock, J. A. Toribio
PublisherCambridge University Press
ISBN (Print)9780521875912
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Linguistics and Phonetics (015010003)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • General Language Studies and Linguistics


  • method
  • bilingualism
  • code-switching


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