Literature Review of Heritage Language
1. The Terminology of "Heritage Language"
There are many terms equivalent to heritage language (i.e., ancestral, aboriginal, indigenous, immigrant, minority, home, ethnic, community, international, modern, and non-official language) and these terms are used at different times and in different countries. For example, the U.S. and Canada use heritage language; whereas in Australia, New Zealand, and England, the term community language has been used instead. I..