I have emerged from my long darkness too. Such policies are in many cases leading to increased provision for these languages through their inclusion in school curricula, the media and other public domains. Gregory Smith. In this paper we are interested in examining why this has been the case and how the treatment of nativeness in this subfield fits with the broader epistemological debates around the native speaker concept in the field of applied linguistics and linguistics more generally.
The context in which it was published and the recurring allusions to a political background strongly imbued with nationalism also contribute to the impression that the definition and the assertion of Scottish identity are central issues in the novel.
Pujolar, Joan, Interest in linguistic minorities by salvation linguistics has been driven by a commitment in certain strands of sociolinguistics to study those groups which were seen to be pushed to the margins, whose future existence was threatened and who were thus seen in most need of protection.
On the individual scale, time has apparently brought happy evolutions since Pritchard seems to be able to preserve the happiness of his own relationship, and this partly because he has witnessed the difficulties encountered by Bone and Maitland. In order to address this injustice, language planners, revitalization movements and researchers in the field have thus sought to reverse the processes of language shift through a reification of the native speaker community.