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Dr Arianna Berardi-Wiltshire is a lecturer in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. Her primary area of research is heritage and minority language education and revitalisation, with her most recent study exploring the language maintenance efforts of NZ migrant families with young children from a Family Language Policy perspective. Outside the NZ context, Dr Berardi-Wiltshire is currently involved in a Brazil-based collaborative project aimed at the establishment of an indigenous language preschool center for the Kaingang community in southern Brazil.
Heritage languages, Heritage language learning, Language Policy, Family language policy, Langauge revitalisation, Endengered languages, Sociolinguistics, Community languages, Applied linguistics, Second language learning, Language learning motivation, Identity and language learning
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Field of research codes
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics (200401): Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics) (200405): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Linguistics (200400)
Heritage languages, Heritage language learning, Langauge revitalisation, Endengered languages, Sociolinguistics, Community languages, Applied linguistics, Second language learning, Language learning motivation, Identity and language learning
172.232 Language and Society in New Zealand
172.335 Language and Identity
172.336 Languages of the Pacific
172.239 Language and Culture
272.701 Language Awareness and Issues