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ERIC Number: EJ124330
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Publication Date: 1975
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On the Non-Fatal Nature of Trouble: Sense-Making and Trouble-Managing in Lingua Franca Talk
Jordan, Brigitte; Fuller, Nancy
Semiotica, 13, 1, 11-31, 75
Two parties of different native languages communicate via a third of which neither is a fluent speaker. Lingua franca talk is discussed under four aspects: entrance considerations, non-comprehension problems, speaker frustration, and increasing entropy. Devices for achieving strategies in multilingual settings are discussed. Available from Humanities Press, Inc., Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716. (TL)
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico