The Importance Of Language In Human Communication

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For most of the students, including myself, December is our favorite month of the year because our School Christmas Holiday is waiting for us. During the Christmas Holiday, many students plan a warm winter getaway with their families to avoid from shoveling 2 feet of snow off of their driveway. After all the flights and hotel booked, the last thing we do is to take everything we need, and shove them all into the luggage with full of excitement; however, if you are traveling to a destination where you don’t know or speak the language, not being able to communicate can not only be frustrating, but sometimes it can even be a bit frightening. Nowadays, The world is becoming more interconnected, like the food we eat, the clothes we wear, the sports we play, the movie we watch and the music we listen to, we are all connected in some way. Therefore, learning a foreign language (knowing more than one language) is getting more important in a globalized world.
A language is a vital tool for human communication:
“In today era, the basic knowledge of a single or more language has become crucial. Language has become the major tool of communication between countries, cultural groups, varies companies and organizations, communities and friends” (Banga & Suri 181)
We use language in our daily life to express our thoughts, emotions, ideas, and opinion by text, voice, and gestures. In 2017, “there are currently 7,097 known languages spoken by people around the world” (Comben para 2).

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