The Language Situation in Tunisia

  title={The Language Situation in Tunisia},
  author={Mohamed Daoud},
  journal={Current Issues in Language Planning},
  pages={1 - 52}
  • Mohamed Daoud
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • Linguistics
  • Current Issues in Language Planning
This monograph describes the current language situation in Tunisia while maintaining a historical perspective that is helpful in understanding how language-related changes have come about, and a prospective view which may illuminate future developments. Even though Tunisia is an Arab country where Arabic is the official language, the current language situation is complex and dynamic. Over the last 100 years or so, and particularly since independence from France in 1956, different generations of… 

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