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The English language in Quebec 1940–1990

31 Jan 1996-
About: The article was published on 1996-01-31. It has received 14 citations till now. The article focuses on the topics: Modern language & Language education.
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05 Nov 2001
TL;DR: The authors discuss the global approach to sign languages in sign languages and the role of sign language planning and policy in the development of sign languages, and discuss the relationship between sign language use and language planning.
Abstract: 1. Introduction Ceil Lucas 2. Multilingualism - the global approach to sign languages Bencie Woll, Rachel Sutton-Spence and Frances Elton 3. Bilingualism and language contact Jean Ann 4. Sociolinguistic variation Ceil Lucas, Robert Bayley, Clayton Valli, Mary Rose and Alyssa Wulf 5. Discourse analysis Melanie Metzger and Ben Bahan 6. Language planning and policy Timothy Reagan 7. Language attitudes Sarah Burns, Pat Matthews and Evelyn Nolan.

142 citations


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  • ...From the 1970s, however, ratings of French Canadians in Quebec were higher, reflecting an increased political awareness after the Quiet Revolution and the increased self-esteem that came with it (Giles et al., 1977; Veltman, 1996)....

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Charles Boberg1
26 Aug 2010
TL;DR: The authors provide a framework for original studies of English, both present-day and past, and provide theoretical and descriptive contributions to our knowledge of national varities of English language, both written and spoken.
Abstract: Studies in english language. The aim of this series is to provide a framework for original studies of English, both present-day and past. All books are based surely on empirical research, and represent theoretical and descriptive contributions to our knowledge of national varities of English, both written and spoken. The series covers a broad range of topics and approaches, including syntax, phonology, grammar, vocabulary, discourse, pragmatics and sociolinguistics, and is aimed at an international readership.

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