LANGUAGE. Language is the means through which all other cultural values are communicated. What is Language?. Language : a system of communication through speech. A collection of sounds that a group of people understands to have the same meaning.
Language is the means through which all other cultural values are communicated
English is distributed throughout the world because of English migrants who colonized the world.
Angles, Jutes and
Modern English evolved from the primary language spoken by Angles, Jutes and Saxons when they migrated 1,500 years ago
Romance Angles, Jutes and Saxons when they migrated 1,500 years ago
The Indo-European branch is the most extensively spoken language in the world (3 billion people)
Diffusion through peaceful food sharing
English is part of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European family because the language was spoken by Germanic tribes that invaded England 1,500 years ago
Evolved from Latin
(spoken by the Romans 2,000 years ago)
4 most widely used (French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese) developed separately thanks to physical boundaries