• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Language: the main cause of success in humanity

Extracts from this document...


Language: the main cause of success in humanity Language now a day is taken for granted, humans in the 21st century have been educated about language since their early years, and have no idea about it tremendous importance on human life. This highly developed ability to communicate is what some people may refer as our essence, what differentiates humans from primates, it is what helped us to put our selves on the top of the food chain. Language is what allows humans to work together, to develop, to socialize and to relate. By taking language for granted people aren't able to inquire into the true meaning, the origin, the way in which it is transferred and most important the tremendous power language has. ...read more.


However language happens to have different properties, one of them is that it may be expressed in distinct ways. For example art is a visual representation of language. Another property of language is that it expresses meaning and emotion that can be altered by the way in which it is expressed, this means that the way words are spoken adds meaning. This is why gestures are "How language is obtained?", this is a question that has followed humanity and has been asked by doctors, philosophers and professors. Because language is described as a ability biologists have stated that it is inherited, this theory isn't wrong but it may conclude in wrong thoughts because people think that cause it is a innate ability then language is something that doesn't need to be studied. ...read more.


He says that language is a product of evolution; that language is a variation that helped human kind to survive more efficiently and because of this the variation stayed permanently. May be this is the right theory because what else rather than natural selection may preserved so well a characteristic that is now innate in human beings. In conclusion language is the principle tool of humanity, it allows connection between different cultures, this connection involves the sharing of knowledge that allows diversity of perspectives in human thoughts and concepts. Language is this powerful ability that allows us humans to express in the most pure way and to express our most intimate thoughts so that other people may use them for their advantage and in this way help with human development. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Writing to Argue, Persuade and Advise section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work