Your first name Marie-Therese
Your last name LAWEN
Preferred name(s) of your language Elsaessich
Alternative names  
Language classification Germanic
Geographic areas where spoken Alsace, a province in the East of France
Approximate number of monolingual speakers no more monolingual speaker
Approximate number of fluent speakers 600 000 ? - 1 500 000 in 1988
Other languages spoken in area/country French
Official language(s) in your country French
What language(s) did you use at school as a child? French
What language(s) is used by teachers today? French
Do the representatives of neighboring ethnic groups learn to speak your language? no
If you answered yes to the above question, please specify  
Does you language have a widely accepted writing system? writing system was established about 200 years ago but it is not standardized
If you answered yes, what materials are written? novels, poetry, plays, songs
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