A language development programme has been produced by the Language Officer in conjunction with the Foundation. It recognises four key areas which need to be addressed in order to secure the future of Manx:
- Planning for language learning- includes supporting language transmission in the family, pre-school and at Manx Medium education level.
- Planning for language use - includes the promotion of cultural tourism and developing the use of Manx in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
- Status Planning - the visibility of the language needs to be raised and Government encouraged to work towards compliance with the European Charter for regional and Minority languages.
- Corpus planning - the need for linguistic standardisation and the development of specialised terminology.
Manx Heritage Foundation has published a policy document covering Manx Language - select the link below to find out more:
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