Study of Language Use, Language Attitudes, and Identities in Two French Speaking Communities in the United Kingdom

Altun, Mustafa (2021) Study of Language Use, Language Attitudes, and Identities in Two French Speaking Communities in the United Kingdom. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, 8 (4). pp. 116-126. ISSN 2520-0968

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It is a socio-linguistically-oriented explanation of the speech usage pattern and attitude of two French-speaking groups in Leeds and Ealing, London. Two related case studies make up this collection. Pupil, parents, and instructors as of two French supplemental schools are included in the study. There are no burly claims to generalize further than the learning participant; however, addition of adults and children in the study helps shed light on the sociolinguistic status of French ancestry people living in the United Kingdom, a community that has been understudied. It is also a good way to look at things from different generations. This article has covered a wide variety of topics related to the history, population, locations, and socioeconomic classes of French communities in the United Kingdom. Also, the study looked at the connections between French culture's language, religion, and self-identity. "French people still struggle with how to identify themselves, as a group and/or individually, as well as how to belong to a group and yet present a separate identity," Fighting for words is at the core of this conflict. This focuses on the importance of French in the construction of both national and European identities. The researchers also look at the connection between French language proficiency and French diaspora identities as part of this project.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: French Speaking Population, United Kingdom, Language Attitudes, Language Identities
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
P Language and Literature > PC Romance languages
Divisions: International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies > VOL 8, NO 4 (2021)
Depositing User: ePrints deposit
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2022 07:33
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2022 07:33

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