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Aboriginal Language Maintenance, Development, and Enhancement
(Northern Arizona University Press;, 1996)
This paper offers a general review of literature relating to the maintenance, development and enhancement of Aboriginal languages in North America, espercially Canada. Following current Canadian practice, the term 'Aboriginal ...
Minority Language Schooling without Home Language Maintenance: Impact on Language Proficiency
(Multilingual Matters, 1987)
Linguistic minority groups undergoing assimilatory pressure yet fortunate enough to have at their disposal an educational system in their own language expect the schools to play an important role in the maintenance of the ...
Independent Publisher in the Networks of Translation
(Association Canadienne de Traductologie / Canadian Association for Translation Studies, 2006)
Over the past ten years, the publishing and book selling industries (in Canada and elsewhere) have undergone a process of hyper-concentration that seems to threaten the future of independent publishing. How might this ...
La traductologie, l'éthnographie et la production des connaissances
(Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2004)
La traductologie s'est récemment enrichie d'un nouveau courant de recherche d'orientation postcoloniale. En ce qu'il remet en question les notions d'équivalence et de transfert sur lesquelles se fondaient les théories ...
Maîtriser la norme sociolinguistique en interlangue française : le cas de l'omission variable de 'ne'
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2002)
L'acquisition de la norme sociolinguistique française pose des problèmes considérables aux locuteurs non-natifs. L'analyse de la variation dans l'omission du ne dans un corpus d'interlangue avancée de 27 apprenants ...
The L2 acquisition of a phonological variable: the case of /l/deletion in French
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2006)
This article is situated within the recent strand of SLA research which applies variationist sociolinguistic methods to the study of the acquisition of sociolinguistic variation by the L2 speaker. Whilst that research ...
Sociodemographic, psychological and politico-cultural correlates in Flemish students' attitude toward French and English
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2005)
An analysis of 100 Flemish high-school students' attitudes towards French and English (both foreign languages) revealed complex links etween personality factors, gender, politicocultural identity, communicative behaviour ...
Is it the corruption of French thought processes that purists fear? A Response to Henriette Walter
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 1999)
The arguments put forward by purists in defence of the French language are based on the idea of the genius of French and of French clarity. Meschonnic (1997) notes that these concepts are akin to myths and originate from ...
Predicting language learners' grades in the L1, L2, L3 and L4: the effect of some psychological and sociocognitive variables
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2007)
This study of 89 Flemish high-school students' grades for L1 (Dutch), L2 French), L3 (English) and L4 (German) investigates the effects of three higher-level ersonality dimensions (psychoticism, extraversion, neuroticism), ...
The social correlates and linguistic processes of lexical borrowing and assimilation
(Mouton de Gruyter, 1988)