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Russian Language Maintenance among Children from Immigrant Families in Saskatchewan

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2016-04-22

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Masters

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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.

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bilingualism, language maintenance, Russian language, bilingual children, language attitudes, minority languages, heritage languages

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Master of Arts (M.A.)

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Languages and Linguistics

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Linguistics

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