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Code Switching in Sepet: Unveiling Malaysians' communicative styles

@inproceedings{Ling2012CodeSI,
  title={Code Switching in Sepet: Unveiling Malaysians' communicative styles},
  author={Lee Yi Ling and Yu Jin Ng and C. Tong and M. A. A. Tarmizi},
  year={2012}
}
Code-switching phenomenon can be said to be successful in bringing out the unique Malaysian communicative strategy in “Sepet”, a locally produced motion picture written and directed by the late Yasmin Ahmad. The strategy used throughout the entire film is to put meaning across in a natural way and at the same time to maintain the cultural setting in the movie. It can be considered to have unreservedly mimics the authentic communicating style among multilingual in this country. “Sepet” tells a… Expand
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