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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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Journal Title: English Today
Volume/Issue:   34 / 4
Date: 2018
Table of Contents: Editorial
by pp 1-2

Prescriptivism: Introduction to this Special Issue by guest editor Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
by pp 3-4

Grassroots prescriptivism: An analysis of individual speakers’ efforts at maintaining the standard language ideology
by Morana Lukač
pp 5-12

Analysing the huge mailbag: Reception of John Honey's The Language Trap: A controversial publication inspiring linguistic comments by members of the general public
by Ingrid Ostade
pp 13-20

Great Britain and the United States: Two nations divided by an attitude?: Reviewing the scientific study of attitudes towards usage problems in Great Britain and United States of America
by Carmen Ebner
pp 21-28

Attitudes to usage vs. actual language use: The case of literally in American English: American English speakers know how and why they use literally
by Viktorija Kostadinova
pp 29-38

Modern English usage from Britain to America: Bryan Garner follows Henry Fowler from A Dictionary of Modern American English Usage to Garner's Modern English Usage
by Robin Straaijer
pp 39-47

Writing Horrible Words: The rationale for producing yet another book on English usage
by Rebecca Gowers
pp 48-53

The HUGE presence of Lindley Murray: An illustration of the scope of Lindley Murray's authority on all things prescriptive
by Lyda Zeeuw
pp 54-61

ENG volume 34 issue 4 Cover and Frontmatter
by pp f1-f2

ENG volume 34 issue 4 Cover and Backmatter
by pp b1-b4

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
LL Issue: 29.4863