International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

The Functions of Code Switching in Second Language Learning Classroom
Albar Adetary Hasibuan, M.Phil; Risna Rianti Sari, M. Pd.I

Nowadays, Teachers and students in bilingual school communicated mostly with native languages. The teachers should be known that if they are preparing the students’ speaking ability, they must focus on encouraging them with the desired language. But sometimes, the teachers also needed to switch their language to mother tongue while second language learning class for purposes. Is this switching can increase the second language learning or the opposite; it can decrease the learning process? This article aim to present the functions of this code switching in bilingual program especially second language learning during class.

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