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Book: Human Communication across Cultures

Chapter: Language, Communication and Culture

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.27817


This chapter introduces the reader to the basic terms and concepts underlying the study of language. An orientation activity/exercise helps spark interest in the topics to come, and also serves to question beliefs and prejudices.

Chapter Contributors

  • Vincent Remillard ( - vremillard) 'Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania'
  • Karen Williams ( - karenwilliams) 'Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania'