What Is a Lingua Franca, How Does a Lingua Franca Originate, and What Does Lingua Franca Mean In Italian?
A lingua franca is a common second language used to communicate among people who speak different native languages. The Swahili language is a lingua franca. Although Swahili is an African tongue, it has many Arabic words because much Arabic trade once took place on Africa’s eastern coast. English is also a lingua franca in Africa. […]