What can Gaelic teach us about effective policy through planning? Strategies in Gaelic language planning

Lindsey Milligan, Douglas Chalmers, Hugh O'Donnell

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Abstract

This chapter presents focuses on the area of language policy in business. It discusses the relevance and effectiveness of strategies aiming toward bilingual Gaelic/English practices in workplace environments that address the need for capacity to work in two languages. The strategies under consideration are: translation services, as well as training & development. This chapter concludes with general recommendations for how the example of strategies used in Gaelic language policies can inform the development of policies in other areas.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExploring the Dynamics of Multilingualism
EditorsAnne-Claude Berthoud, François Grin, Georges Lüdi
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherJohn Benjamins Publishing
Pages121-138
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9789027271732
ISBN (Print)9789027200563
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • miltilingualism
  • Gaelic
  • language planning

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    Milligan, L., Chalmers, D., & O'Donnell, H. (2013). What can Gaelic teach us about effective policy through planning? Strategies in Gaelic language planning. In A-C. Berthoud, F. Grin, & G. Lüdi (Eds.), Exploring the Dynamics of Multilingualism (pp. 121-138). [6] John Benjamins Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1075/mdm.2.06mil