Language as a Communicative Process

Language as A Communicative Process

    A language is a system of communication using symbols (including physical gestures, sounds, and other means of expression). Humans use language almost constantly, as we continually communicate information. When we think of an intelligent being we think of someone like us, a creature that is able to think and communicate effectively. Communication and language is a process every child learns from birth, and we continue to use it until our death.

    Language is the development of the basic form of communication between human beings, and in a society. And just as it is the basic form, it is also the most developed. We cannot communicate in any real sense without language, other than through gestures; we do communicate through some non-verbal forms like the visual arts - painting and sculpture - and through dance, but the true articulate communication is through language.
The role of language in communication is crucial in this process of relationships. Language shapes reality, and it limits what ideas and concepts are available in a particular situation. The communication process is used in every kind of relationship. It could be in a friendship, an acquaintance, a significant other, a family, and many more. Language is certainly the most essential quality human beings have inherited. It is the only way to communicate, and it sure is fascinating how we can convert our thoughts into words. Since language lets us express our feelings, I think learning a second language gives us valuable life skills, as well as, a wider vision of today’s world. Undoubtedly the most interesting thing about language is how influential words can be. Since language is our most important, if not the only, means of communication, I think it actually brings people together. Whenever we use language, we are expressing our intelligence through words. It is impressing what the power of words can do; it can break or make a person. Once people realize...