7 Characteristics of Language

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Characteristic 1

It can change and adapt as required

Characteristic 2

you can speak to and be understood by others who know that language

Characteristic 3

it relays sounds or gestures to meanings

Characteristic 4

it can negate, ask questions, and refer to the past or future

Characteristic 5

it is acquired without external instruction

Characteristic 6

it is used creatively rather than in response to internal or external stimuli

Characteristic 7

it has symbols that have discrete meaning

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