Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)


The Social Function of a Language in the Context of Multilingualism and Multiculturalism

Multilingualism is conditioned by heterogeneous composition of modern world of nations. The social function of a language is represented in the formation of national identity and national state. The language reflects the contradiction of global and local components under globalism.