AN ANALYSIS OF CODE SWITCHING BETWEEN TEACHER AND STUDENTS IN ENGLISH CLASSROOM ACTIVITY
This study aims at determining how teacher and students use code switching in English Classroom Activity. In particular, this study explores types of code switching and factors which influence using code switching in English classroom activity at Eight grade students of SMP Negeri 6 Tanjungpinang. This study was performed using descriptive qualitative method. The research samples consisted of one English teacher and several English classroom students. The researcher used two research instruments to gather the data, they were: observation and interview. The methods used in this analysis to gather data are observation and interview. The types of code switching that occur in the classroom have been observed based on Holmes' proposed theory (2013). The factors which influence using code switching were identified on the basis of Holmes' proposed theory (2001). In addition, to understand the data gathered, they are analyzed by the researcher through three analytical steps: arranging, classifying and explaining. Study results showed code switching types are: tag switching, situation switching, and metaphorical switching. The factors which influence using code switching are: rhetoric reasons, change of subject, lack of vocabulary and participants in conversation.