Individual vs. Societal Multilingualism

Written by Alex Levin


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Individual multilingualism refers to the ability of an individual person to use more than two languages fluently. Societal multilingualism is linguistic diversity that can be found in a country.

In multilingual countries, there are people who speak two or more languages that receive governmental support and that can even be official languages for those countries.


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Individual vs. Societal Multilingualism

| Alex Levin | Language Variation
Individual multilingualism refers to the ability of an individual person to use more than two languages fluently. Societal multilingualism is lingu...

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