Publication details [#57609]

Dashti, Abdulmohsen A. 2013. Interacting with domestic workers in Kuwait: grammatical features of foreigner talk. A case study. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2013 (224) : 63–84.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This sociolinguistic study explores simplified Kuwaiti Arabic grammatical constructions that Kuwaiti families employ when interacting with their foreign domestic workers and which may be labelled as “foreigner talk”.