TITLE

lingua franca

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;Apr2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
It implies a common, or standard, language. The term is used in the information industry to refer to the most-widely used format, protocol or command language for a particular purpose. Its actual meaning is "Frankish language," which is spoken in various Mediterranean ports and is a combination of Italian, Spanish, French, Greek, Arabic and Turkish. Its original meaning also implies a hybrid or mixture of languages.
ACCESSION #
114225276

 

Related Articles

  • Sabir.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Feb2013, p1 

    Sabir: see lingua franca.

  • Sabir.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Q1 2017, p1 

    Sabir: see lingua franca.

  • Jennifer Jenkins. English as a Lingua Franca: Attitude and Identity. Gobbo, Federico // Language Problems & Language Planning;Spring2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p81 

    The article reviews the book "English As a Lingua Franca: Attitude and Identity," by Jennifer Jenkins.

  • Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca. SEWELL, Andrew // Asian Journal of English Language Teaching;Jun2012, Vol. 22, p63 

    The article reviews the book "Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca," by Robin Walker.

  • Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca. Foote, Jennifer A. // TESL Canada Journal;Spring2012, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p155 

    The article reviews the book "Teaching the Pronunciation of English As a Lingua Franca" by Robin Walker.

  • Understanding English as a Lingua Franca. Alptekin, Cem // ELT Journal: English Language Teaching Journal;Apr2012, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p248 

    The article reviews the book "Understanding English as a Lingua Franca" by Barbara Seidlhofer.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.  // Lingua Franca: The Review of Academic Life;Oct2001, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p7 

    Presents comments from readers on several articles featured in `Lingua Franca' magazine.

  • QUICK STUDIES (Book). Gold, Sarah F.; Rotella, Mark; Andriani, Lynn; Chenoweth, Emily; Scharf, Michael; Zaleski, Jeff // Publishers Weekly;8/26/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 34, p60 

    Reviews the book 'Quick Studies: The Best of Lingua Franca,' edited by Alexander Star.

  • Jennifer Jenkins. 2007. English as a Lingua Franca: Attitude and Identity. Deterding, David // English World-Wide;2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p327 

    The article reviews the book "English as a Lingua Franca: Attitude and Identity," by Jennifer Jenkins.

  • QUICK STUDIES (Book).  // Kirkus Reviews;8/1/2002, Vol. 70 Issue 15, p1112 

    Reviews the book 'Quick Studies: The Best of Lingua Franca,' edited by Alexander Star.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics