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An exchange of news and views on English Only legislation, bilingual education, endangered languages and related issues of U.S. language policy.
A link site on the language futures of Europe - on language policy, multilingualism and the dominance of English.
LABORATOIRE DE SOCIOLINGUISTIQUE A propos du Labo Materiel de recherche Subventions Projets de recherche recents Publications Activites des etudiant(e)s About the Lab Research Holdings Funding Recent Research Projects Publications Student Activities SOCIOLINGUISTICS LABORATORY ...
Sociolinguistics in SIL focuses on identifying the minority languages of the world, assessing their ethnolinguistic vitality, and describing patterns of language use. The results of that research are applied to planning appropriate language development programs and activities.
Practical examples and guidance from the Welsh Language Board on strengthening European minority or lesser-used languages in community networks, with emphasis on language initiatives in Wales.
Social Factors INTRODUCTION        When two people speak with one another, there is always more going on than just conveying a message. The language used by the participants is always influenced by a number of social factors which define the relationship between the participants. Consider, for example, a professor making a simple request of a student to close a classroom ...
Need language be seen as a continuum of different accents, or as a fixed structure of rules (Christian Asseburg, Linguistics Undergraduate essay, 11 March 1999.) ...