The Differences Of Language And Children's Language

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The difference between humans and others is that we can express our feelings our emotions to others and language is a tool that is used to communicate with. This is a face that distinguishes us from others. Human beings start to communicate right after birth through their actions such as crying, smiling, moving their hands and legs etc. Children’s language play is very important for developing their grammar as well as their creative linguistic and communicative competence. Childhood is a period of life and a mode of being in which linguistic creativity occurs in some very interesting way. Children have to face many challenges in order to embrace and seek out and hence become shapers of language. It all happens before puberty and rather than other channels of communications oral communication…show more content…
It is a social practice or we can call it a rehearsal for their adult life. As a social practice language play is an activity that the children engages in because it is already embedded in their particular social and cultural contexts and consists of meaning and values for speakers. Playfulness of a child starts in infancy even before a child is able to speak or acquire any language. Every child is born with a capacity and quality to interact with others. They are born with a genetic predisposition that is they are not only able to learn the language but also to engage actively by not just taking initiative but also to respond with meaning making practices. Children’s creativity in the language and their competence can be studied as psycholinguistics “which is the study of the language and the mind, drawing on insights from psychology and linguistics. A major area of psycholinguistics is the study of children’s language development.” The other way of investigation is called social anthropology that emphasizes

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