Smart Cities and Languages: The Language Network

Andrea Gobbi, Stefania Spina
pp. 37-46, download


This paper intends to analyze the potential of smart cities from a linguistic perspective, with particular attention towards aspects such as second language acquisition (SLA), social inclusion and innovation, but also positive influences on sectors such as tourism and commerce. After an introduction of the theoretical foundations, the possible developing scenarios will be taken into consideration and analyzed more in detail.

keywords: Language, Network, SLA, Interaction, Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Social Innovation, Immigration, Minorities, Sustainable Development.

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