How can language be defined?
A language is a system of communication which consists of a set of sounds and written symbols which are used by the people of a particular country or region for talking or writing.
What is language and examples?
The definition of language is speech or other forms of communication. An example of language is words spoken. An example of language is words read in a book. An example of language is people using their hands to express themselves. A system of symbols and rules used for communication with or between computers.
What is language used for?
Humans have the capacity to use complex language, far more than any other species on Earth. We cooperate with each other to use language for communication; language is often used to communicate about and even construct and maintain our social world.
What are the basic features of language?
Language can have scores of characteristics but the following are the most important ones: language is arbitrary, productive, creative, systematic, vocalic, social, non-instinctive and conventional. These characteristics of language set human language apart from animal communication.
What are examples of language features?
The features of language that support meaning (for example, sentence structure, noun group/phrase, vocabulary, punctuation, figurative language, framing, camera angles). Choices in language features and text structures together define a type of text and shape its meaning.