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Uses of teacher´s code switching in the EFL preschool classroom

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dc.contributor.author Vinchira Andrade, Clara Corina
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-08T00:27:37Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-08T00:27:37Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10656/4018
dc.description.abstract This case study presents an analysis of how extent the code switching is used by the teacher in the EFL preschool classroom in a public school in Bogotá, Colombia. The data was collected through recordings and reflective journals; the participants were a group of 30 preschoolers aged between 5 and 6 of a public school in Bogotá. The data analysis presents the reasons of why teacher code switching in the EFL preschool classroom works as a facilitator on the class management. On one hand the mother tongue helps to build rapport it mean a good relation between teacher and students, also facilitate the build of values and behaviors in younger pupils and allows students to feel closer to the teacher promoting their confidence. On the other hand, code switching by the teacher helps in some teacher´s functions as check understanding using mother tongue to test immediately student’s comprehension CODE SWITCHING IN THE EFL PRESCHOOL CLASSROOM 8 and to solve student’s lack of register prioritizing the achievement of activity or lesson objectives. es
dc.language.iso es es
dc.publisher Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios es
dc.subject Code switching es
dc.subject Mother tongue es
dc.subject Efl preschool es
dc.title Uses of teacher´s code switching in the EFL preschool classroom es
dc.type Thesis es
dc.subject.lemb LENGUAJE es
dc.subject.lemb PEDAGOGÍA es
dc.subject.lemb INGLÉS - ENSEÑANZA es

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