Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Applied Linguistics and University Honors
Code switching (Linguistics), Language maintenance, Persian language -- Oregon -- Portland -- Case studies
This study looks at language shift and language maintenance as they pertain to Farsi-English speakers in Portland, Oregon. Using five informal interviews, insights into language use are provided, and the motivation behind language choices is explored. Using both first-generation and second-generation participants of immigrant families, a multi-faceted and inter-generational perspective on language shift is provided.
Gaillardet, Clarissa, "Language Shift & Language Maintenance Among Farsi Speakers in Portland, Oregon" (2017). University Honors Theses. Paper 470.