Survey on a Shoestring: A Manual for Small-Scale Language Surveys

Statement of Responsibility:
Blair, Frank
Authors:
Series Issue:
96
Date:
1990
Publisher:
Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics 96
Extent:
xiv, 133 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Foreword
Preface

1. Introduction

1.1 Definitions
1.2 Parts of a Survey

2. Survey Planning

2.1 Initial Research
2.2 Resources
2.3 Planning
2.4 Summary

3. Dialect Areas

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Procedures
3.3 Summary

4. Sampling

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Procedures
4.3 Summary

5. Bilingualism

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Social Characteristics Influencing Bilingualism
5.3 Bilingualism Evaluation Methods
5.4 Summary

6. Oral Proficiency Testing

6.1 Description
6.2 Procedures
6.3 Advantages
6.4 Disadvantages

7. Recorded Text Tests

7.1 Description
7.2 Procedures
7.3 Advantages
7.4 Disadvantages

8. Observation

8.1 Description
8.2 Procedures
8.3 Advantages
8.4 Disadvantages

9. Sentence Repetition Tests

9.1 Description
9.2 Procedures
9.3 Advantages
9.4 Disadvantages

10. Self-evaluation Questionnaires

10.1 Description
10.2 Procedures
10.3 Advantages
10.4 Disadvantages

11. Language Use and Language Attitudes

11.1 Introduction
11.2 Language Use
11.3 Language Attitudes
11.4 Procedures
11.5 Summary

Appendix I
Appendix II
References

Content Language:
Work Type:
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Language surveys
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
8554