A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
This volume presents the results of the largest ever language
attitude/motivation survey, involving over 13,000 teenage language learners
in Hungary on three successive occasions: in 1993, 1999 and 2004. The
results are not confined to the European environment but have wider
implications concerning attitude change, motivational dynamics and language