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ERIC Number: EJ179339
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Publication Date: 1977
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A Model for Polyglossia and Multilingualism (with Special Reference to Singapore and Malaysia)
Platt, John T.
Language in Society, 6, 3, 361-78, Dec 77
Ferguson's concept of diglossia and its later extension and coupling with bilingualism is developed further into the concept of polyglossia with multilingualism by a discussion of various speech communities where these phenomena are in evidence. (Author/HP)
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia; Singapore