Publication details [#65371]

Mutasa, Davie and Busani Maseko. 2018. The Influence of Kalanga Parents’ Language Ideologies on Children’s Language Practices. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 49 (3) : 47–66.
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Language as a subject
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This study centers on the views of 34 L1 Kalanga-speaking parents to grasp the size to which their language ideologies affect children’s language choices, in light of the reduced Kalanga use in Zimbabwe generally. There is a discrepancy between parents’ ideologies and children’s practices.