Identity, Language Use, and Attitudes

@article{Lawson2004IdentityLU,
  title={Identity, Language Use, and Attitudes},
  author={S. Lawson and I. Sachdev},
  journal={Journal of Language and Social Psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={49 - 69}
}
Two studies examined the trilingual behavior, attitudes, and perceptions of secondgeneration teenagers of Sylheti-Bangladeshi origin studying Bengali at school. Language diaries and questionnaires were used to obtain data about Sylheti, English, Bengali, and code mixing. Reports of the use of English dominated in the public domains, though it was clear that Bengali also constituted an equally important part of participants’ sociolinguistic repertoire (for use in private domains) and their… Expand

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