(redirected from Multi-lingualism)
Also found in: Dictionary.


see bilingualismbilingualism,
ability to use two languages. Fluency in a second language requires skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing, although in practice some of those skills are often considerably less developed than others.
..... Click the link for more information.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hale's publications include The Shakespeare of the Comedies: A Multiple Approach (Peter Lang, 1996), Milton's Languages: The Impact of Multi-lingualism on Style (Cambridge.
The multi-lingualism of the West Indies mirrors the various participants in and stages of European colonialism--Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, French, British--while the fractured nature of West Indian politics grows out of European and North American rivalries over the fate of the Caribbean.
Haeri argues that in Cairo it is speakers' bi- or multi-lingualism rather than their use of Classical/Standard Arabic that secures better access to the labor market and casts one as belonging to the upper class.
But while Holtei signals the importance of the contexts of multi-lingualism and dialectical debate, there is little that is original in his coverage.
Higher accuracy, true multi-lingualism, natural language, dynamism.
He obviously never ventures far from Blighty on the train, otherwise he'd realise that multi-lingualism is the norm, often in more than two languages.
It would appear Elaine is happy living in her little Labour labyrinth up there in Treorchy, unaware of the advantages that bi- and multi-lingualism confers on the individual in the modern world.
The 15 articles here are updated versions of presentations there, and cover the contribution of semantics and psycholinguistics to understanding the law, the contribution of phonetics and text and corpus linguistics to identifying the criminal, the contribution of computer linguistics and artificial intelligence to organize the legal system, and the contribution of translation studies to multi-lingualism and the law.
Dr Ian Smythe is an international research expert on dyslexia, bi-lingualism and multi-lingualism who has been working in a number of countries across the world, and did research on the difficulties of dyslexic individuals.
Among their topics are language and world order in Baha'i perspective, societal multi-lingualism and multi-faithism, maligned and misunderstood marginal movements and British law, and the role of liturgical literacy in British Muslim communities.
He said, ``We believe that bilingualism can lead to multi-lingualism, so important for our survival in the modern world.

Full browser ?