Community Language And Concentration In Australia

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Concentration refers to the number of speakers who live in one place and use their community language in their everyday interaction, as opposed to dispersion where there are not enough people to speak the community language. According to the researcher’s observational notes, the majority of the Arabic speakers in the city of Toowoomba reside between the mosque and the university. They are not as numerically established as in big cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane (ABS, 2011), but the size of the Arabic-speaking community is increasing gradually, especially with the coming of new international students and their families. Additionally, most of these students decided to settle down in Australia for many reasons such as building a good
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