The United States is a country where people of different countries, religions, and cultures meet. Also, different languages or different accents are spoken in various parts of America. A person while living in a region that is linguistically different might pick up their speaking pattern. Soon, consciously or subconsciously, the speaker begin to code-switch. This conscious or subconscious switching or mixing of languages, its importance and effect is what is written about by Vaidehi Mujumdar in, “I Don’t ‘Code-switch’ to Hide my Identity. I ‘Code-switch’ to Celebrate It”, and by Eric Deggans in his article, “Learning How to Code-Switch: Humbling, But Necessary”. Authors support each other on the value of code-switching support, by arguing that, code-switching keeps a person connected to their culture and family, provides them with an environment where they can be their true selves, and at last, people code-switch so that they can fit in with a group of people, or a person. According to Mujumdar, code-switching is enriching as it provides a person with a ground to be connected with their culture and family. Mujumdar writes in her article that, “As I look around the dinner table with my parents, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends and realize how many different experiences are actually being conveyed through the languages spoken, the switches seem necessary—and wholly enriching” (Mujumdar 2). The quote provided above shows how understanding different languages and code-switching makes it easier for a person to convey a story or to perceive it, as certain cultural subjects require a specific vocabulary which might only be best understood in that language, thus keeping a person connected to its culture. Secondly, code-switching provides people with an environment where they can be their true selves. In the following quote, Mujumdar says, ” Marathi is a symbol of security to me – my mother tongue and the language I use with those closest to me. To let someone else into that blanket of security was a big moment, and it was gratifying to not have to compartmentalize my identity with her(a close friend) after that” (Mujumdar 1). Through the quote provided, Mujumdar wants to convey that, previously she code-switched in order to fit in and not letting many people know her identity, that is speaking in languages other than English, and therefore when she let someone know her true identity she was relieved that she does not have to conceal her thoughts, therefore providing her with a comfortable environment with the person. Finally, people code-switch because they want to fit in with a group of people, or a person they are approaching to. Deggans giving the example of children of Boston writes that, “Children of Boston who lay on the Southie accent when they visit the old neighbour and Oklahoma kids who sound a bit more down home among fellow Southerners do it, too” ( Deggans 3), which explains the need to code-switch for people who wants to fit in different groups of people whether to get their approval on a matter, or just to be in their company. This code-switch can also be subconscious, as mentioned by Mujumdar in a quote that, “In college, one of my parents called me late at night when I was with a close friend. In my hazy, sleepy state, I instinctively answered in Marathi, a language spoken in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Yet, I have never spoken Marathi in her presence before” (Mujumdar 1). Author in the quote above calls this switch as her instinct, that is she subconsciously changing her language to Marathi, because it was easier for her to talk with her mother in that language. In conclusion, using the quotes and arguments provided above, it can be said that the authors arguments for the value of code-switching support each other. Code-switching lets people stay connected to their culture and family by providing a safe ground for them to share their thoughts and feelings. Also, code-switching provides people who code-switch to hide their identity, with an environment to share their true identity with some close people. And lastly, people code-switch consciously or subconsciously in order to fit in with different groups of people, or a person.