By C. Smith-Christmas
In keeping with an eight-year examine of a family members at the Isle of Skye, Scotland, this e-book explores why the youngsters within the family members don't frequently communicate Gaelic, regardless of the adults' top efforts to exploit the language with them, in addition to the kid's attendance at a Gaelic immersion institution.
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As these shifts in focus have been instrumental in how I analyse the Campbells’ FLP for the current project, I will present the methodological account in a chronological format. In doing so, I hope to elucidate the decisions made and challenges overcome looking at how this family’s FLP has changed over time. Keywords: ethnography; spontaneous speech; transcriptions Smith-Christmas, Cassie. Family Language Policy: Maintaining an Endangered Language in the Home. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
The process of recording anyone’s interactions, let alone a family’s private interactions, entails a number of ethical and theoretical issues. Prior to the April 2009 recordings, I was required to apply for ethical clearance from the University of Glasgow. Speakers therefore signed consent forms stating that they knew that they were being recorded, that they understood what the recordings were being used for, and that they knew that they could have the recording device turned off at any point and any part they wished deleted.
Thus, by staying with Nana, I have access to observing multiple family members’ interactions with each other and most importantly, their interactions with the youngest members of the Campbell family. Recording, transcribing, and analysing spontaneous speech: the 2009 corpus In 2009, I recorded the Campbell family’s naturally occurring, spontaneously spoken interactions for my PhD thesis, which was centred on the differences in their generational language practices and in particular, on their use of code-switching, which in this case refers to their alternating use of Gaelic and English.