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Speakers of many tongues : towards understanding multilingualism among Aboriginal Australians / M.M. Brandl, M. Walsh
Bib ID 408625
Format BookBook
Author
Brandl, M. (Maria), 1937-
 
Description [Canberra] : Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University, [1981?] 
16 p. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0867400102
Series

CRES working paper ; C/WP3.

Summary

Paper presented at a Symposium; Language in Social and Cultural Context, Canberra, Aug. 1981; discusses the maintenance of Aboriginal languages spoken by small numbers of people and the importance of language and multilingualism to Aborigines.

Notes

Paper read at a symposium: Language in Social and Cultural Context, Canberra, 26 August 1981, Australian National University.

Bibliography: p. 14-16.

Subjects Australian Aborigines. Multilingualism. Social aspects.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Social conditions.  |  Multilingualism -- Social aspects -- Australia.  |  Education - Language - Indigenous languages.  |  Language - Maintenance.  |  Language - Sociolinguistics.  |  Language - Bilingualism and multilingualism.  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Walsh, Michael, 1948-  |  Australian National University. Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies

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