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The present writing is an analysis of code alternation involving types and functions of code switching and code mixing in TGB’s islamic teaching speech. TGB which stands for “Tuan Guru Bajang” is a well-known name of Dr. M. Zainul Majdi, M.A, a famous islamic preacher in Lombok and at the present he is a governor of West Nusa Tenggara province. For the purpose of this writing, one of TGB’s islamic teaching speecheswas chosen and analyzed. The finding shows that intra-sentential switching which reflects repetitive function appeared most frequently in TGB’s speech. The code switch in TGB’s speech reflects the important use of code switching such as to clarify meaning for the purpose of efficient comprehension and to build solidarity and close relationshipwith the audience or between the speaker and the listener.


bilingual, code alternation, inter-sentential switching, intra-sentential switching, tag switching

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