Abstract

This qualitative study explores how francophone mothers, who have taken on the primary responsibility for teaching French to their pre-school aged children, explain support and barriers to regaining and maintaining their own native language when they mother in a linguistic minority.

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Mothers’ Experiences of French Mothertongue Maintenance: Re/Gaining Fluency in a Linguistic Minority

This qualitative study explores how francophone mothers, who have taken on the primary responsibility for teaching French to their pre-school aged children, explain support and barriers to regaining and maintaining their own native language when they mother in a linguistic minority.