Publication details [#59038]

Eisenchlas, Susana A., Andrea C. Schalley and Elizabeth Venables. 2014. One-parent-one-language (OPOL) families: is the majority language-speaking parent instrumental in the minority language development? International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 17 (4) : 429–448.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Place, Publisher


This qualitative analysis of three Brisbane OPOL (one-parent-one-language) pattern families' language uses and motivations indicates that the majority language-speaking parent's key role exceeds majority language input and may help to advance minority language growth and preservation.