Russian Language Maintenance among Children from Immigrant Families in Saskatchewan
MetadataShow full item record
The study investigates prediction factors of children's proficiency in Russian among children from Russian-speaking families in Saskatchewan. For that purpose, 5-7 year old children and their parents were interviewed about their language use, proficiency, and language attitudes, as well as children's Russian language proficiency was measured and compared to monolingual children in Russia.
DegreeMaster of Arts (M.A.)
DepartmentLanguages and Linguistics
CommitteeChirkov, Valery; Daniel, Ben; Wood, Peter; Akkerman, Avi
Copyright DateMarch 2016
bilingualism, language maintenance, Russian language, bilingual children, language attitudes, minority languages, heritage languages
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Hudyma, Khrystyna (2012-06-13)This study was aimed at examining possible correlations between socio-cultural and demographic factors and Ukrainian language maintenance in the province of Saskatchewan. Total number of 82 respondents with Ukrainian ...
Byers, Patricia B. (1999)This study examines factors that influence the language use of preschool children in a child/parent education program. The Preschool for Child/Parent Education Project was initiated to address concerns for at risk children ...
A woman writing thinks back through her mothers : an analysis of the language women poets employ through an exploration of poetry about pregnancy and childbirth Atherton, Carla Maria (2007-09-04)This thesis discusses the relationship between the experiences particular to the female body, namely pregnancy and childbirth, and the language employed to voice these experiences. This thesis is set up to reflect the ...