New PDF release: A Study of Attitudes of Dialect Speakers Towards the Speak

By Patrick Chin Leong Ng

ISBN-10: 9811034419

ISBN-13: 9789811034411

ISBN-10: 9811034435

ISBN-13: 9789811034435

This e-book makes an unique contribution to the fields of sociolinguistics, language making plans coverage and chinese reports. It examines the effectiveness of the Singapore’s converse Mandarin crusade in altering the language use of dialect audio system in the direction of Mandarin.Singapore might be in simple terms “a small purple dot” and rarely seen at the world’s map. although, its complicated and dynamic linguistic range and its quadrilingual academic approach make it a distinct and engaging study website for analyzing planned language making plans at the a part of governmental gurus. 2016 marks the thirty seventh anniversary of the converse Mandarin crusade, a targeted language-planning coverage geared toward altering the deeply entrenched sociolinguistic conduct of chinese language Singaporeans who're used to conversing chinese language dialects. This ebook presents a revealing replace on dialect audio system’ attitudes in the direction of the crusade through together with discussions and different comparable matters corresponding to the new demand the revitalisation of chinese language dialects by means of more youthful dialect audio system, chinese language scholars’ angle in the direction of studying Mandarin in faculties, the encroachment of English in the house setting, the unfold and dominance of English within the neighborhood linguistic panorama, and the demanding situations of preserving Mandarin as a language of use and choice.

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Kam, & V. ), Language, society and education in Singapore: Issues and trends (pp. 335–352). Singapore: Times Academic Press. Bokhorst-Heng, W. (1998). Language planning and management. In J. A. ), English in new cultural contexts (pp. 287–309). Singapore: Oxford University Press. Bokhorst-Heng, W. (1999). Singapore’s Speak Mandarin Campaign: Language ideological debates in the imagining of the nation. In J. ), Language ideological debates (pp. 235–266). New York: Mouton de Gruyter. Chiew, S. K.

K. Ho, S. Gopinathan, A. Pakir, H. W. Kam, & V. ), Language, society and education in Singapore: Issues and trends (pp. 335–352). Singapore: Times Academic Press. Bokhorst-Heng, W. (1998). Language planning and management. In J. A. ), English in new cultural contexts (pp. 287–309). Singapore: Oxford University Press. Bokhorst-Heng, W. (1999). Singapore’s Speak Mandarin Campaign: Language ideological debates in the imagining of the nation. In J. ), Language ideological debates (pp. 235–266). New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

In W. K. Ho, S. Gopinathan, A. Pakir, H. W. Kam, & V. ), Language, society and education in Singapore: Issues and trends (pp. 19–44). Singapore: Times Academic Press. Ho, C. , & Alsagoff, L. (1998). English as the common language in multicultural Singapore. In J. ), English in new cultural contexts (pp. 201–217). Singapore: Oxford University Press. Kachru, B. B. (1983). The other tongue: English across cultures. Oxford: Pergamon Press. Kaplan, R. , & Baldauf Jr, R. B. (2003). Language and Language in education planning in the Pacific Basin.

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