Language: The Importance Of Language In Our Daily Life

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Language as defined by Meriram-webster.com is, “the system of words or signs that people use to express thoughts and feelings to each other.” Therefore, language has it is own importance in our daily lives. From expressing our wants and feelings, to communicating with other people in society. With recent technological advances and globalization, learning other languages has become more important than ever. Furthermore, many people travel, migrate and establish businesses with different people around the world making learning second and third languages more important than ever. However, language learning is a complex process in itself and some languages such as Arabic, Chinese, or Japanese have their own complexities as well. This complexity…show more content…
Input can be defined as taking in resource from the language into our brains. Furthermore, inputting consists of two parts: Listening and Reading. According to Tomazs from Antimoon.com, “You get input — you read and listen to sentences in some language. If you understand these sentences, they are stored in your brain,” and so it become easier and available to use when we want to express something in that language. Listening, as we always heard of, is one of the most important part in learning languages. Since we listen to native speakers of the language, podcasts, or audiobooks, we start to imitate and make sense of the tones, words, and the sentences in that language. Furthermore, by doing this regularly, we become used to hear and talk more smoothly and use the desired language in a more organized way. Reading comes next after listening. Reading children books and short stories by a method called language shadowing is one of the best ways to create the same tone and accent as the native speakers. “Shadowing in general is the practice of taking recorded input in a target language and repeating it as you listen to it trying to match the speaker exactly as you hear it.” Mentioned Adam wiki, “now this doesn’t mean repeating what they say after they say it, although that can certainly be helpful to. For shadowing or mimicry you really want to try to repeat simultaneously with the recording. Doing it this way will make it easier for you to check your pronunciation and timing more

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