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Saving languages : an introduction to language revitalization

Author: Lenore A Grenoble; Lindsay J Whaley
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Online access with subscription: Proquest Ebook Central.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on extensive case studies, the book highlights central issues such as literacy, policy decisions, and allocation of resources, providing the essential tools for a successful language revitalization program, such as setting and achieving realisticgoals, and anticipating and resolving common obstacles.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grenoble, Lenore A.
Saving languages.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)903706026
Electronic version:
Grenoble, Lenore A.
Saving languages.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)62410803
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lenore A Grenoble; Lindsay J Whaley
ISBN: 9780521816212 0521816211 9780521016520 0521016525 0511615930 9780511615931
OCLC Number: 60794225
Description: xi, 231 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Language revitalization as a global issue --
Issues in language revitalization --
Models for revitalization --
Case studies --
Literacy --
Orthography --
Creating a language program.
Series Title: Online access with subscription: Proquest Ebook Central.
Responsibility: Lenore A. Grenoble and Lindsay J. Whaley.
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Language endangerment has been the focus of much attention, and a wide range of people are working to revitalize and maintain local languages. This book serves as a general reference guide to  Read more...

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