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ERIC Number: ED064727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 39
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What is Language? English.
Lamb, Barbara
"What is Language" is a course involving the study of the origin of language, language misconceptions, linguistics, semantics, communication, symbols, persuasion, and word manipulation. With the major concept of how language works in mind, the course includes the following: word order of English sentences; word classes and structure words; basic sentence patterns; theories of language origin and their limitations; the communication process and barriers to communication; levels of usage of language and language style; aspects of silent languages; suiting language to the situation; verbal and nonverbal symbols; the persuasive elements of language and techniques of propaganda; reports, judgments, and inferences; connotation and denotation of words; abstract words; and common misconceptions concerning language. (CL)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.