Why Are There So Many Arabic Varieties?—And Traces of Roman Heritage i...

Apr 27, 2015 by

One of the question that keeps coming up in my online “Languages of the World” course is why languages diversify. As Ferdinand de Saussure explains in his Course in General Linguistics, language diversification is produced by the...

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On English, Globish and books on language

Jul 9, 2010 by

Since I’ve started teaching extension courses in linguistics, I’ve been on a prowl. A search. A quest. A hunt. For good books about language, linguistics and other related subjects. By a good book I mean a book that is:...

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