Lingua Franca and Language of Wider Communication
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Berns, M. 2012. Lingua Franca and Language of Wider Communication. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
The potential uses of any particular language are manifold. These uses have been variously described in such terms as creative, administrative, instrumental, or interpersonal; as political or ideological; as rhetorical or symbolic.
- World Englishes;
- lingua francas