In this chapter we explore the different ways in which human beings have conceived language and how these have affected the strategies that groups have adopted to overcome linguistic barriers and communicate. We conclude with a discussion of the legacy of structuralism and its effect on an increasingly interconnected world.
|Title of host publication||The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca|
|Editors||Jennifer Jenkins, Martin Dewey, Will Baker|
|Publication status||Published - 29 Aug 2017|
- English as lingua franca