Language shift: the diverse factors responsible for the acceleration process in different communities
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This research attempts to find out the diverse factors accelerating the process of language shift in different communities. There are some social, economic and political factors that lead a community to shift from using one language to another. The hypothesis of this paper is- Diverse factors and circumstances actively contribute to accelerate language shift in different communities, which need to be identified and recognized in order to explore the process of language shift. To test the hypothesis, a survey was conducted with different respondents, sociolinguists and sociologists at home and abroad. After analyzing the findings of the study, the hypothesis has been proven true. The paper concludes with some proposals on how such language shift can be reversed more effectively.