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The questionnaire


Here are the questions of the survey:

1, Country where the family is living:

2, Language of the mother:

3, Language of the father:

4, Language of communication between mother and father:

5, Language of the surroundings:

6, Number and age of children:

7, "Model" of communicating with the children (like "OPOL"=one person
one language, "ml@h"=minority language at home):

8a, Ability of the children to understand the language of the mother:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

8b, Ability of the children to speak the language of the mother:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

8c, Willingness of the children to speak the language of the mother:
not/ rather not/ in between / rather willing / very willing

9a, Ability of the children to understand the language of the father:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

9b, Ability of the children to speak the language of the father:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

9c, Willingness of the children to speak the language of the father:
not / rather not/ in between / rather willing / very willing

10a, Ability of the children to understand the language of the
surroundings:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

10b, Ability of the children to speak the language of the surroundings:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

10c, Willingness of the children to speak the language of the
surroundings:
not / rather not/ in between / rather willing / very willing

11a, Ability of the mother to understand and speak the language of the
father:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

11b, Ability of the mother to understand and speak the language of the
surroundings:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

12a, Ability of the father to understand and speak the language of the
mother:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

12b, Ability of the father to understand and speak the language of the
surroundings:
very poor / poor / in between / good / very good

13, Who takes care of the children during day-time?
(day-care/school/mother/father/both part-time/grandparents/au-pair.....)

Comments:....................................

If there are differences between your children at the questions 8-10 you
can give more answers.

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