Publication details [#56791]

Barnes, Lawrie and Allistair McDuling. 2012. What is the future of Greek in South Africa? Language shift and maintenance in the Greek community of Johannesburg? Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 43 (2) : 166–183.
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Language as a subject
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This sociolinguistic study examines language shift and maintenance in the Johannesburg Greek community, distinguishes factors that aid maintenance, and suggests the future may include a relatively solid Greek-English bilingualism, despite youth's shift to English.