mouton de gruyter Berlin · New York SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION MULTILINCUA Journal of cross-culiuraJ and interlanguage communication MULTILINGUA investigates causes and possible Solutions to communication problems in cross-cultural verbal interaction. It investigates Standard varieties of natural languages äs well äs sociocultural differences, the interplay between oral language and the written Standard, and strategies for the organization of verbal interaction. MULTILINGUA publishes book reviews and a regulär listing of publications received. MULTILINGUA is committed to supporting interlingual communication. MULTILINGUA is published in four issues per volume, with a total of approximately 450 pages per year. Subscription rates for Volume 9 (1990): Institutions/libraries Individuais (prepaid only*) Single issues DM 164.00 [plus postage] DM 68.80 [includes postage] DM 45.00 Prices in US$ for subscriptions in North America only: Institutions/libraries US$ 95.00 [plus postage] Individuais (prepaid only*) US$ 37.70 [includes postage] * Individual subscriptions are for personal use only and must be prepaid and ordered directly from the publisher. Prepayment may be made by cheque or by credit card: MasterCard (Access), EuroCard, Visa and American Express [AMEX may not be used in North America]. The individual rate is not available in the FRG, Switzerland or Austria.