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Hatoss, Aniko – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2012
While most language-planning and policy (LPP) studies have focussed on language decisions made by government bodies, in recent years there has been an increased interest in micro-level language planning in immigrant contexts. Few studies, however, have used this framework to retrospectively examine the planning decisions of religious institutions,…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Family Involvement, Ideology, Foreign Countries
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Hatoss, Aniko; Starks, Donna; van Rensburg, Henriette Janse – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2011
Changes in the political climate in the home country have resulted in the emigration of South Africans to English speaking countries such as Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Despite the scale of movement of the South African population, language maintenance in these diasporic contexts has received little consideration. This paper…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Speech Communication, Indo European Languages, Foreign Countries
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Hatoss, Aniko – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2004
Multicultural policies and language policies claim to provide a favorable environment for the maintenance of immigrant languages. However, the relationship between multiculturalism and multilingualism is complex and contested. Rates of language loss and shift in Australia show that the multilingual heritage is very vulnerable even within the…
Descriptors: Language Skill Attrition, Language Maintenance, Ethnicity, Multilingualism
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O'Neill, Shirley; Hatoss, Aniko – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2003
Reports research that aimed to identify the foreign language and cross-cultural skill needs of workers in the tourism and hospitality industry in Australia and to develop foreign language competencies for use in industry training packages. Provides evidence for the need for foreign language skills in the industry and gives an account of the…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries, Hospitality Occupations, Language Proficiency