Code Switching the What, Why and When

February 18, 2016 10:46 AM

Following a pre-service training for Metro staff on Code Switching, Chris Evan Schwartz and Jennifer Edwards began discussing ideas to make staff and students aware of the language used in different social situations. This is the bulletin board they created.

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Part of the pre-service training highlighted the difference between language (which includes words, intonation and vocabulary) used on a Saturday night with friends and language used for a job interview. For teenagers this Code Switch is especially important as they crossover from childhood to adulthood. High school is a great time to become aware of Code Switching and practice skills needed to succeed.

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