Origin of language

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ORIGIN OF LANGUAGE
Jo-Ann B. Englis
Sociolinguistics
AB English 2-A
Villanueva
Introduction to
Ms. Aida Verga
WHAT IS LANGUAGE?
LANGUAGE
• METHOD OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION .
• CAN BE SYMBOLS, WRITTEN AND SOUNDS.
• USE TO EXPRESS THOUGHTS, FEELINGS AND IDEAS
TO EACH OTHER.
PIDGINS AND CREOLIZATION OF LANGUAGE
• PIDGINS AND CREOLES ARE NEW
LANGUAGES THAT DEVELOP WHEN
SPEAKERS OF DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
CAME INTO CONTACT
WITH EACH
OTHER AND HAVE A NEED TO
COMMUNICATE.
PIDGINS
• NON-LINGUA FRANCA
• ARISE QUICKLY FOR FOR FUNCTIONAL
COMMUNICATION
• COMPROMISE BETWEEN TWO OR MORE
LALANGUAGES
• SIMPLE VOCABULARY FROM “DOMINANT”
GROUPS OF LANGUAGES
• SIMPLIFIED GRAMMAR OF NATIVE LANGUAGE
CREOLES
• HAVE NATIVE SPEAKERS
• USUALLY STARTS AS PIDGINS
• BECOMES CHILDREN NATIVE LANGUAGES
• SOME ARE BASED ON ENGLISH( JAMAICAN
CREOLES)
• SOME ARE BASED ON FRENCH(HAITIAN CREOLE)
• SOME ARE BASED ON SPANISH( PHILIPPINE
CREOLE)
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