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In this paper, the language use, choice, dominance and preference of Turkish youngsters in five multicultural Western European cities are presented. Reported language proficiency of Turkish students between the ages of 6-11 is documented for Göteborg, Hamburg, The Hague, Brussels and Lyon. Also, the informants¿ language choice, language dominance, and language preference are presented cumulatively. Derived from this database, a (pseudo)-longitudinal profile and a language vitality index for Turkish youngsters of dif-ferent age groups and, ultimately, of different generations will be construed. The data pre-sented here is derived from the Multilingual Cities Project, which has been carried out among primary school students in six large European cities.
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
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Language maintenance and language shift amongst immigrant minority groups in international perspective
Extra, G. & Yagmur, K.
1/01/04 → 1/01/10
Project: Research project