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7 Characteristics of Language

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