Publication details [#60411]

Nance, Claire. 2015. ‘New’ Scottish Gaelic speakers in Glasgow: A phonetic study of language revitalisation. Language in Society 44 (4) : 553–579.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


Phonetic variation amid young 'new' Gaelic speakers from Glasgow and the Isle of Lewis who have acquired this minority language via immersion schooling as part of revival efforts, confirms that new speakers sound unalike 'traditional' ones, which is debated in terms of language contact, learning modes in revival conditions, and varying perceptions and ideologies on new speakers' Gaelic use .