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Impact of code switching on student alienation in private university students of Dhaka: fresher’s perspectives

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dc.contributor.advisor Haque, Mohammad Mahmudul
dc.contributor.author Sarmageen, Nabila
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-31T04:02:35Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-31T04:02:35Z
dc.date.copyright 2018
dc.date.issued 2018-08
dc.identifier.other ID 13303026
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/10789
dc.description This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English, 2018. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (pages 61-64).
dc.description.abstract “Code switching” is a common occurring phenomenon in Bangladesh. , especially in Dhaka. Although most of the Private Universities instructs to follow EMI policy, using L1 in classroom has become pretty conventional scenario now. Student alienation is another common issue that is experienced by Private University students, especially freshers .Countries like Bangladesh where English is considered as a foreign language to be taught and learned “switching codes in classroom” is a very noticeable and significant factor which cannot be ignored anymore. Many research works and surveys are done around the world and in Bangladesh also to find out the reasons, benefits, disadvantages, techniques and strategies, etc. of code switching. This paper aims to find out impact of code switching on student alienation by Private Universities freshers in Dhaka. Additional findings of the paper include a comparative analysis of the impacts of code switching on student alienation between Bengali and English medium students. A quantitative and a qualitative survey was conducted for data collection procedure where 100 freshers from 10 different Private universities of Dhaka have participated. Data collection process is conducted through online and face to face interview session. Data analysis process is measured using average mean systems and Dean Alienation Scale and the interpretation scale of Seligar and Shohamy(1989) .The findings of the survey result in showing the overall impacts of code switching on student alienation, regarding factors, measures of student alienation in various subscales and effects of it. The paper intends to find out whether code switching has positive or negative impacts on student alienation and how it affects Private University freshers from Bengali and English medium backgrounds. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Nabila Sarmageen
dc.format.extent 72 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Code switching en_US
dc.subject Private university en_US
dc.subject Dhaka en_US
dc.subject Fresher en_US
dc.title Impact of code switching on student alienation in private university students of Dhaka: fresher’s perspectives en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B.A. in English


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