Theoretical and Methodological Considerations

  • James Hawkey


This chapter outlines the different theories underpinning the various experimental approaches employed in the study, before giving detail as to the methods used. The first section examines the key developments in the field of language attitudes, discusses the distribution of the questionnaire, and the analysis of the results. The chapter then turns to the administration of the phonetic experiment, and the treatment of the data. Finally, an overview is given of the Critical Discourse Analysis approaches used in the analysis of the qualitative data.


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  • James Hawkey
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  1. 1.School of Modern LanguagesUniversity of BristolBristolUK

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