A Review of Language Landscape Studies at Home and Abroad
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Guojiang Qi, Ping Yin
Language landscape is one of the hot topics in sociolinguistics. More and more scholars have paid attention to it and achieved fruitful results. This paper reviews the studies of language landscape at home and abroad. The study of language landscape in China is mainly reviewed from the perspectives of linguistic research emphasis, significant research on multilingualism, and comparison of language landscape between English/Russian and Chinese. Foreign language landscape studies are mainly reviewed from a wide range of perspectives, prominent language landscape perspectives, cultural perspectives and pragmatic perspectives. The research in this paper provides Chinese scholars with an overall understanding of the study of language landscape at home and abroad, and is also conducive to the further development of the study of language landscape.
Domestic and Foreign, Language Landscape, Review