ATTITUDES TOWARD BILINGUALISM: A CASE STUDY OF THE MOLDOVAN-RUSSIAN BILINGUALS
Transilvania University of Braşov, Romania
The present paper aims at presenting the attitudes the Moldovan-Russian bilinguals have both toward Romanian and toward the former dominant language, Russian as well as the attitude of the two groups of monolinguals toward the afore-mentioned bilingual people. To this aim I have interviewed a couple of Moldovan students studying at ‘Transilvania’ University of Brasov and accessed a number of internet forums. Hopefully the findings of the analysis will bring to light a positive bilingual attitude and behaviour on the part of my subjects.
Key words: Bilingualism; Language attitudes; Linguistic prejudice.
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How to cite this article: Buja, E. (2008). Attitudes toward bilingualism: a case study of the Moldovan-Russian bilinguals. Journal of Linguistic and Intercultural Education – JoLIE, 1, 113-122. DOI: https://doi.org/10.29302/jolie.2008.1.9
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