Your search for 'dc_creator:( "Adiel, Yair" ) OR dc_contributor:( "Adiel, Yair" )' returned 1 result. Modify search

Sort Results by Relevance | Newest titles first | Oldest titles first

Landscape of Language

(650 words)

Author(s): Adiel, Yair
Language (or Linguistic) Landscape (LL) is the common name of the sub-field of Sociolinguistics that focuses on the study of public signage. This field began to evolve as an autonomous area of research in the last three decades of the 20th century thanks to the pioneering work of Fishman (1977), Spolsky (1991), and Landry and Bourhis (1997), who have coined the term ‘Language Landscape’. Traditionally, the main objectives of study in LL research have been written public signs, such as road signs…