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Keeping language strong : report of the pilot study for the Kimberley Language Resource Centre (long version) / by Joyce Hudson and Patrick McConvell
Bib ID 409774
Format BookBook
Author
Hudson, Joyce
 
Description Broome : The Centre, 1984 
90 p. : maps ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 1862525080
Summary

Overview of language situation, linguistic classification, discussion of language maintenance, types of program; proposal of two standard orthographies for northern prefixing and southern suffixing languages; need for interpreter/translator services, attitudes to research and researchers, recommendations to the K.L.R.C.

Notes

" ... long version will be sent only to those who may be interested in the whole'.

Available from The Secretary, Kimberley Language Resource Centre, P.O. Box 992, Broome, W.A. 6725.

Bibliography: p. [91-92].

Subjects Kimberley Language Resource Centre.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Languages.  |  Australian languages -- Study and teaching -- Western Australia -- Kimberley Region.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics - Orthography and spelling.  |  Language - Texts and translations - Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax - Affixes.  |  Language - Bilingualism and multilingualism.  |  Language - Maintenance.  |  Language - Texts and translations - non-Aboriginal to Aboriginal language.  |  Language - Change.  |  Kimberley (W.A.) -- Languages -- Study and teaching.  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)
Other authors/contributors McConvell, Patrick  |  Kimberley Language Resource Centre
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