Some featrures of the language situation in Thuan Chau district - Son La province

  • BÙI THANH HOA

Abstract

    Thuan Chau is a district located in the Northern mountainous area of Son La province which has 28 communes and a town. Like the majority of ethnic minority regions in Viet Nam in general and in Son La in particular, this is a multiethnic, multilingual region with 10 ethnic groups. In this paper, based on the general theory of language situation, we will describe some features of the language situation in Thuan Chau in terms of the socio-economic characteristics, the population distribution, the life of the ethnic minorty people in Thuan Chau, the characteristics of ethnic minortity language in Thuan Chau, the distribution of language in the district and the common patiems of language use. 

Published
2018-01-23
Section
NGÔN NGỮ HỌC VÀ VIỆT NGỮ HỌC