Code-Switching in Londokampung Youtube Videos

https://doi.org/10.22146/lexicon.v9i1.66192

Qonita Nabila Balqis(1), Amin Basuki(2*)

(1) English Department, Universitas Gadjah Mada
(2) English Department, Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


This research examines code-switching by a multilingual Australian YouTuber, Dave Jephcott, on his Londokampung Youtube channel. The data were obtained from five videos uploaded in July-August 2019 on this YouTube channel. The theory proposed by Blom & Gumperz (1972) was adopted for classifying code-switching and that by Malik (1994) for analyzing the reasons for code-switching. The results show that out of 35 utterances containing code-switching, 20 (57.14%) utterances belong to metaphorical code-switching and 15 (42.86%) utterances to situational code-switching. As for the reasons, 25.7% of code-switching instances serve to emphasize a point, 17.1% to show a lack of register, and another 17.1% to address a different audience. The other reasons include habitual expression (11.4%), the mood of the speaker (8.6%), semantic significance (5.7%), to show identification with a group (5.7%), lack of facility (2.9%), pragmatic reasons (2.9%), and to attract attention (2.9%).


Keywords


Cak Dave; code-switching; Londokampung; multilingualism; YouTube

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