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Language Matters: Why focus on ‘native’ speakers may be misplaced - Lippy Linguist

Andreea Calude Jul 13, 2021

OPINION: People still ask me: what is your native language? Another variant is how any/which languages do you speak?, and the closely related where are you from? question. Linguists know that native language does not always equate to the language you are most proficient in, or the language you dream in, or the language in which you silently swear at the driver who just … Read More