Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-12 of 12 items for:

  • Keywords: indigenous x
  • Linguistics x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

First Language Education in Multilingual Contexts in the Philippines

Catherine Young

in Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter investigates whether bilingual and transitional literacy programmes can effectively be developed in multilingual and culturally diverse social contexts, such as the Philippines and other ... More


New Directions in Field Linguistics: Training Strategies for Language Documentation in Indonesia

Margaret Florey and Nikolaus P. Himmelmann

in Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses an innovative workshop program which has been developed and piloted to train a new generation of Indonesian linguists. It explores the goals and methods of the program, and the ... More


Some Observations on Research Methodology in Lexicostatistical Studies of Sign Languages

James Woodward

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter gives an overview of how historical linguists classify languages into families. While the comparative method and internal reconstruction are preferable when abundant data are available, ... More


Multilingualism and the Periphery

Sari Pietikainen and Helen Kelly-Holmes (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume examines the complexities of the processes and practices of multilingualism in a wide range of economic, cultural, political and physical peripheral sites and spaces (tourism, education, ... More


Aspects of Ku Waru Ethnosyntax and Social Life

ALAN RUMSEY

in Ethnosyntax: Explorations in Grammar and Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266500
eISBN:
9780191719363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266500.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses some relationships between language and other aspects of culture and social life among the Ku Waru people of the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. This leads to some ... More


Anatolian Anthroponymy after Louis Robert … and Some Others1

Brixhe Claude

in Personal Names in Ancient Anatolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265635
eISBN:
9780191760372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265635.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Until the 1960s, two works of Johannes Sundwall were the unique repertories of the onomastics of Asia Minor. In 1963 appeared Noms indigènes de l’Asie Mineure gréco-romaine of Louis Robert, an ... More


Linguistic diversity and English in the Philippines

Curtis D. McFarland

in Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Philippines possesses a great wealth of indigenous languages, and while these languages are related, the differences among them are also extensive. This chapter examines this linguistic ... More


Bilingual Competence and Bilingual Proficiency in Child Development

Norbert Francis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016391
eISBN:
9780262298384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016391.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

When two or more languages are part of a child’s world, we are presented with a rich opportunity to learn something about language in general and about how the mind works. This book examines the ... More


Zapotec, Mixtec, and Purepecha Youth: Multilingualism and the Marginalization of Indigenous Immigrants in the United States

William Perez, Rafael Vasquez, and Raymond Buriel

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The immigration of indigenous Mexicans to the United States has received increasing attention in the research literature, yet very few studies have focused on youth, their linguistic abilities, or ... More


The Peripheral Multilingualism Lens: A Fruitful and Challenging Way Forward?

Helen Kelly-Holmes and Sari Pietikäinen

in Multilingualism and the Periphery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter brings together the main findings from each of the chapters and revisit the introduction and key questions to draw out the volume’s overall contributions. The chapter reflects on some of ... More


Multilingualism and the Periphery

Sari Pietikäinen and Helen Kelly-Holmes

in Multilingualism and the Periphery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter provides a review of three conceptual areas, which are central to the thesis of the volume: core-periphery dynamics, multilingualism, and language ideological processes in ... More


Heteroglossic Authenticity in Sámi Heritage Tourism

Sari Pietikäinen

in Multilingualism and the Periphery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Taking the example of heritage Sámi tourism in Northern Scandinavia, this chapter explores authenticity as discursive practices, located in the interaction between the hosts and the tourists. Based ... More


View: