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Other Languages of Europe Demographic So (Multilingual Matters, 118)

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Published by Multilingual Matters .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bilingualism & multilingualism,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Europe,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Languages,
  • Alphabet,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Alphabet,
  • Linguistics,
  • Linguistic minorities

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGuus Extra (Editor), Durk Gorter (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8980130M
    ISBN 101853595098
    ISBN 109781853595097

    The dominance of Spanish among foreign languages in the United States today sets the current age of mass immigration apart from earlier eras in the 19 th and early 20 th centuries. In , for example, Cited by: From this, it was easy to compute the average number of languages spoken in each country, and this is exactly what the following map shows. Please note: The survey took place in , so Croatia was .

      Other ethnic groups include Spaniards, Iberians, and Italians. Portuguese is, therefore, the commonly spoken language and the first language of most of the population. The Portuguese . 1. Have students read a passage about languages of Europe.. Introduce the vocabulary term language family.A language family is a "group of languages with a common ancestry and similar words." Tell .

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Other Languages of Europe Demographic So (Multilingual Matters, 118) Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book focuses on the minority languages of Europe, those other than the national languages of European Union member states, by looking at the demographic, sociolinguistic, and educational.

This text offers demographic, sociolinguistic and educational perspectives on the status of both regional and immigrant languages in Europe and in a wider international context.

From a cross-national point 5/5(1). The Other Languages of Europe: Demographic, Sociolinguistic and Educational Perspectives () (Multilingual Matters ()) by Guus Extra (Editor), Durk Gorter (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

3/5(1). This book focuses on the minority languages of Europe, those other than the national languages of European Union member states, by looking at the demographic, sociolinguistic, and educational Cited by: The answer might be because it is so similar to other European languages.

English is a Germanic language, related to Frisian, Dutch, and German, and more distantly Swedish, etc. If you look at.

The book offers demographic, sociolinguistic, and educational perspectives on the status of both regional and immigrant languages in Europe and in a wider international context. From a cross. Most languages of Europe belong to the Indo-European language family. Out of a total population of million (as of ), some 94% are native speakers of an Indo-European language; within Indo.

Primary education. Within primary education, a clear majority of pupils learn English in the vast majority of EU Memberlearning English is mandatory within secondary education institutions in. Europe, second smallest of the world’s continents, composed of the westward-projecting peninsulas of Eurasia (the great landmass that it shares with Asia).

It occupies nearly one-fifteenth of. If you mean to include all of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey plus Armenia in the numbers for the relevant languages, then you will have to include all of Russia, both Russian-speakers and other languages. The Chosen Few: A New Explanation of Jewish Success in native languages and the eventual material benefits of doing so.

Why is Northern Europe — Germany, Holland, England. I would assume between % of people in total speak the regional languages so that's 13 million. Add in about a million Romanians and about a million and a half Moroccans and Algerians (who should.

The immigrant minority languages of Europe. In a so-called White book, the European Commission Guus and Durk Gorter (eds.) The Other Languages of Europe. Demographic. contains the greater part of Europe's cultivated land, and it is underlain in some places by deposits of coal, iron ore, potash, and other minerals; rolling plain that extends without a break from near the.

The Frisian (/ ˈ f r iː ʒ ə n /, also / ˈ f r ɪ z i ə n /) languages are a closely related group of Germanic languages, spoken by aboutFrisian people, who live on the southern fringes of the North Sea Early forms: Old Frisian, Middle Frisian. The future of language.

offers rare insights into so-called hub languages, which are especially significant culturally: If a book is published in a smaller language, it will usually be. The languages of Africa are divided into several major language families.

Niger–Congo or perhaps Atlantic–Congo languages (Bantu and non-Bantu, the inclusion of Mande and a few other groups is. As other commenters have pointed out, the level of linguistic diversity in Europe is not especially high compared to other parts of the world (for example, Africa has some 2, languages, with of them.

Nicholas Ostler's Empires of the Word is the first history of the world's great tongues, gloriously celebrating the wonder of words that binds communities together and makes possible both the living 4/5(). This is an authoritative reference guide to all the languages of Europe, covering nearly three hundred languages and language families.

It focuses on extant languages but includes all. Haak, Wolfgang et al. () Massive migration from the steppe is a source for Indo-European languages in Europe. biorxiv online. Kubarev, Vladimir D. () Drevnie Rospisi Karakola. .Norway - Norway - Languages: The Norwegian language belongs to the North Germanic branch of the Germanic language group.

The Norwegian alphabet has three more letters than the Latin .Analysis by socio-demographic variables The tendency to know other languages in addition to the mother tongue diminishes with age. Thus, 66% of the year-olds claim to speak English, File Size: KB.