The Japanese Language Development of Children through the ‘One Parent–One Language’ Approach in Melbourne

  title={The Japanese Language Development of Children through the ‘One Parent–One Language’ Approach in Melbourne},
  author={Masae Takeuchi},
  journal={Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development},
  pages={319 - 331}
  • M. Takeuchi
  • Published 15 July 2006
  • Linguistics, Psychology
  • Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development
This study examines the process of Japanese language maintenance or shift among children who were exposed to Japanese and English through the ‘one parent–one language’ approach in Melbourne. The aim was to identify factors that correlate with successful and unsuccessful cases of Japanese language maintenance of such children. The data were based on interviews with 25 Japanese mothers about their children's sociolinguistic environment and language experience. An important finding of my study is… 
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