Emotion Based Code-Switching

Learning a language is not the same as learning a musical instrument, an art form or a sport.  It is a unique experience that affects both the cultural and linguistic identity of bilingual/ multilingual children and their families.  This section will explore: 

  • The role emotions play when bilingual/ multilingual children choose which language to communicate in  

  • give educators a base understanding of emotional code-switching 

  • practical tips

  • How does Yanmei feel?  

  • What would be the next steps for the educators?