Publication details [#56850]

Lyddy, Fiona. 2012. What can homograph interpretation tell us about language status in Irish/English bilinguals? International Journal of Applied Linguistics 22 (1) : 105–123.
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Language as a subject
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This study explores how language context influences homograph interpretation in Irish-English bilingual adults and children. It shows the brittle state of written Irish for L1 speakers and the need to back L1 Irish speakers in teaching and evaluation contexts.