In the United States, we tend to understand linguistic systems as separate and autonomous, and by this understanding, bilinguals are people who speak two different languages and switch between them. This understanding of bilingualism, however, does not reflect the reality of the way many bilinguals use language. Rather than “code-switch” between two languages, sociolinguists posit that many bilinguals understand their language as a single linguistic system, and choose different elements of that system in different situations, a process termed, “translanguaging.” Translanguaging provides
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- Bilingual Theatre
- Border Theory
- Latino Theatre
- Language and languages in literature
- Code switching (Linguistics)--United States--Psychological aspects.
- Code switching (Linguistics)
- Children's theater--United States--Psychological aspects.
- Children's theater
- English language--Study and teaching--United States--Spanish speakers--Psychological aspects.
- English language
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2017Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-148)Note typebibliography
- English and SpanishNote typelanguage
- Field of study: Theatre