Category: Beyond language: communication

Language and borders

Another possible answer to the question ‘What is language, after all?’ I know, language is such a trivial thing! We use it every day with such ease – listening to the radio news or reading the announcements about the next underground train, saying hi to our co-workers and so on. All this without any (conscious)…

The words that make or break

Take a few moments to fill the gap in your mind: ‘Language is…’ (what?) I’ve discussed here a few of the possible answers: …action, …a system,  … a means of getting information across, …a means of profiling ourselves, … a world in itself, …a learning experience, … an interactive experience (like a computer game) etc.…