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ERIC Number: EJ527813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-2690
The Esperanto Community: A Quasi-ethnic Linguistic Minority?
Fettes, Mark
Language Problems and Language Planning, v20 n1 p53-59 Spr 1996
Examines the sociology of the Esperanto community in the context of a review of 10 surveys. Active speakers reveal that Esperanto functions primarily as a means of informal oral communication and of semiformal written communication. Most speakers do not expect a wider use of this planned language in the short term. (11 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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