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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Abstract: In recent years, there has been a rapid evolution in the demographics of English speaking communities and individuals around the world, with an unprecedented growth in the number of users and learners... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Abstract: The south-eastern suburbs of Monash, Greater Dandenong and Casey have become Melbourne’s most linguistically diverse area. This article describes the language demography of the three local government ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Abstract: This article constitutes a first analysis of language data from the 2006 Australian census. Some comparisons are made with previous censuses. The article focuses particularly on differences in the dis... More
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Authors: Clyne, Michael
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Abstract: Language is crucial in our lives and to all disciplines. It affects our well-being individually and collectively and touches important sociopolitical issues. Linguists/applied linguists have exciting ... More
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Authors: Clyne, Michael
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Type: book chapter
Authors: Clyne, Michael
Date: 2006
Language: eng
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Abstract: Choice of address forms, a socially crucial feature in German communication, is context-dependent on situations (a) where the unmarked form of address is du (T), (b) where it is Sie (V), and (c) where... More
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Authors: Clyne, Michael
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Type: book
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Abstract: This paper examines the availability of radio, TV and newspapers in community languages at the time of the last census against the background of changes in Australia’s language demography. Radio progr... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Abstract: Analysis of language data from the 2001 Census reveals an increasing shift to the sole use of English in the home for most, but not all, of Australia’s community language groups. The ageing of post-wa... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Abstract: The first stage of an ongoing analysis of the language data from the 2001 Census shows both a consolidation of tendencies established from previous censuses as well as indicators of further change. Th... More
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Date: 1998
Language: eng
Abstract: Linguistic diversity is more evenly spread in Melbourne than in Sydney or Adelaide. Some languages are more concentrated than others in all cities, while others tend to be more dispersed. Some municip... More
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Authors: Clyne, Michael
Date: 1998
Language: eng
Authors: Clyne, Michael
Date: 1998
Language: eng
Date: 1997
Language: eng
Abstract: There is a continuing significant shift to English spoken in the home among Australia’s established community language groups. There are also success stories in language maintenance. Factors influenci... More
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