oa Alternation - Conversational code-switching among Turkish learners and teachers of English: its impact on second language acquisition

Volume 11, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1023-1757



This paper investigates the language choices of Turkish learners following the teachers' code-switching (CS) between Turkish and English in English second language (ESL) classrooms at a Turkish university in Izmir. By applying a conversational analysis (CA) approach, this paper illustrates how teacher-initiated and teacher-induced CS in an ESL classroom interaction can illuminate a particular interactional phenomenon and show its systematic properties.

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