Celtic-medium education and language maintenance in Scotland and Wales: language use, ability and attitudes at the primary to secondary school stage.

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This paper presents the results of a longitudinal study of 28 Gaelic-medium and 57 Welsh-medium final year primary and first year secondary school pupils conducted in 2007 and 2008. The research investigated the impact of the move from primary to secondary school on aspects of pupils’ language relevant to language planning, for example their language use, their perceived linguistic abilities and their identification with the Celtic language.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Rannsachadh na Gaidhlig 6
Subtitle of host publicationPapers read at the Conference Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 6 held at the University of Aberdeen 23-26 August 2010
EditorsNancy McGuire, Colm Ó Baoill
Place of PublicationAberdeen
PublisherAn Clò Gàidhealach
Pages323-54
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)9780952391180
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventRannsachadh na Gàidhlig 2010, University of Aberdeen - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Duration: 23 Aug 201026 Aug 2010

Conference

ConferenceRannsachadh na Gàidhlig 2010, University of Aberdeen
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityAberdeen
Period23/08/1026/08/10

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