Download PDF by John Edwards: Language in Canada

By John Edwards

ISBN-10: 0521563283

ISBN-13: 9780521563284

Language in Canada offers an updated account of the linguistic and cultural state of affairs in Canada, basically from a sociolinguistic viewpoint. The powerful relevant subject matter connecting language with staff and id will provide insights into the present linguistic and cultural rigidity in Canada. The publication offers finished money owed of the unique 'charter' languages, French and English, in addition to the aboriginal and immigrant forms which now give a contribution to the general photo. It explains how they got here into touch - and occasionally into clash - and appears on the some ways during which they weave themselves via and round the Canadian social cloth. the general public coverage matters, really respectable bilingualism and academic coverage and language, also are given huge assurance. Non-specialists in addition to linguists will locate during this quantity, a spouse to Language in Australia, Language within the united states and Language within the British Isles, an fundamental advisor and connection with the linguistic historical past of Canada.

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