Re: Yiddish, Ladino, and Code Switching
|From:||Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 8, 1999, 22:16|
>During the in the street
>interview, people switched from what I assume is Tagalog to English or
>sometimes Spanish rather freely. The news announcers and interviewers
>never did this, though.
Well, "proper" journalists are less inclined to switch between languages,
i suppose. "Alas Singko Y Medya" Is comparable to talk shows or say "Good
Morning America", rathern than "Nightly News With Tom Brokaw" (only
examples I can think of to compare it to). On "Alas Singko Y Medya".
Politicians on the other hand almost always speak in English when