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Language revitalization : policy and planning

Author: Colin H Williams
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text focuses on the significance of the Welsh language in today's society and explores methods employed to keep the language alive.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Colin H.
Language revitalization.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606512179
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin H Williams
ISBN: 0708316670 9780708316672
OCLC Number: 45484305
Description: 192 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction to language revitalization; the statistical basis for Welsh language planning; language revitalization - the role of the Welsh Language Board; Welsh language education - a strategy for revitalization; the development of Welsmedium education in Cardiff; planning for the use of Welsh by young people; adult education - language revival and language planning; community empowerment through language planning intervention; the development of Mentrau Iaith; declining density - a danger for the language?; language planning in Western European perspective - Ireland, The Basque Country and Catalonia; conclusion.
Responsibility: Colin H. Williams.

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' ... an excellent, state-of-the-art volume by top specialists ... an excellent presentation of the current language issues in Wales, this collection of articles is useful reading for anyone Read more...

 
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