Language use and sustainability status of indigenous languages in Sarawak, Malaysia

Ting , Su Hie and Ling , Teck Yee (2012) Language use and sustainability status of indigenous languages in Sarawak, Malaysia. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 2012. pp. 1-17. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The study examines the sustainability status of Sarawak indigenous languages through a survey on adolescents' language use using the Expanded Graded Intergenerational Disruption Scale (EGIDS). The specific aspects examined were: the presence of ethnic languages in relation to other languages in selected domains of language use; the adolescents' use of the ethnic language across generations in the family domain; language use patterns of different indigenous groups; and demographic ...

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS,language use; indigenous languages; ethnic identity; ethnolinguistic vitality, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Centre for Language Studies (rebranded to FLSCS in 2015)
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2014 07:41
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2015 02:01
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/1033

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