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Revitalizing Endangered Languages

Edited by Justyna Olko & Julia Sallabank

Revitalizing Endangered Languages "This guidebook provides ideas and strategies, as well as some background, to help with the effective revitalization of endangered languages. It covers a broad scope of themes including effective planning, benefits, wellbeing, economic aspects, attitudes and ideologies."


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Academic Paper


Title: Hanbjol's language acquisition: a report on bilingual language acquisition (Korean-German)
Author: Frank Kostrzewa
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Institution: P├Ądagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg
Linguistic Field: Language Acquisition
Subject Language: German
Korean
Abstract: The author describes his son's language development in the first eight weeks after their return from a four-year-stay in South-Korea to Germany. In the initial phase Hanbjol (the son's name) spoke only Korean apart from single German words. This phase comprised abouth five weeks. From the sixth week onwards Hanbjol also tried to communicate in German. His first utterances were very simple and incomplete. From the eighth week onwards Hanbjol primarily tried to use his weak language German.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
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