The story of language: past, present and future. On multilingualism, language acquisition, endangered languages, and the rich linguistic world all around us.
“Language is the defining characteristic of humans; Rebecca is taking readers through the story of language one detail at a time.”
Joel Neff, Learned
“Language and ecology. Dying languages. Emerging terms and words. There are so many nuggets of pure gold here for people like me who are fascinated by all the ways we communicate and how this has evolved over the years. ”
Elizabeth Marro, Spark