Multilingualism, the Linguistic Landscape of Fiji

Prashneel Ravisan Goundar, Manpreet Kaur

Abstract


Multilingualism is a worldwide phenomenon in today’s multicultural World. There are about thirty times as many languages as there are countries. Nearly half of the world's population speaks more than one language.  This article examines the causes of multilingualism, whether it is advantageous or disadvantageous for individuals and the nation. Consequently, it will cover the linguistic landscape of Fiji and explain its causes. Ultimately, one will find that multilingualism has more benefits then setbacks.


Keywords


multilingual, multilingualism, language, bilingual, Fiji.

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