How is language being used?

Multiple uses of language exist to communicate, direct, and express ideas, feelings, and information. Directive use of language is used to get another person or group to perform an action. Expressive language is used to express thoughts and feelings to others. Informative language is used to relay factual information.

Why is language important in daily life?

Language is important in every aspect of our lives because it allows people to communicate in a manner that enables the sharing of common ideas. Oral language is designed to be listened to and to sound conversational, which means that word choice must be simpler, more informal, and more repetitive.

What is language as a process?

Communication (and language in particular) is a process between two brains. Ultimately, “communication” is about one brain trying to replicate some kind of neural pattern into another brain. Language uses sounds (or written symbols) to induce such a mental replication.