Multilingua is an international interdisciplinary journal aimed at the enhancement of cross-cultural understanding through the study of interlanguage communication. To this end it publishes articles in fields as diverse as: cross-cultural differences in linguistic politeness phenomena; variety in what is traditionally regarded as one culture; conversational style; linguistic description of nonstandard oral varieties of language; strategies for the organization of verbal interaction; intracultural linguistic variety; communication breakdown; translation and interpretation; information technology; methods of managing and using multilingual tools.
Multilingua further publishes research notes, reports, review articles, short reviews, and announcements of upcoming events. Multilingua occasionally appears as a special issue, covering a specific topic in one of its fields. Multilingua is a peer-reviewed journal of international scope. [Source: Publisher]