Universidad Del Istmo Didactics Assignment week 2 Gary Jackson Language is a communication system people use to express themselves intelligently to each other primarily through speaking and writing. Language is what give each person their identity and allows us to express our ideas then also to keep a record of those ideas to share with others. Language can also be viewed as an art, creatively expressed through thousands of generations. On the other hand, language is also a science we can analyze and improve on. Language is so complicated and intriguing that its many characteristics have to be defined individually.