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Language around the world Book
Book | First American edition. | DK Publishing, New York, NY : 2023.

  • 6 of 6 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Centennial LANG J BUDGE 2023 Language Copy hold / Volume hold Available
Grimsby J 400 Bud Children - Non-Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available
Port Colborne J400 BUD Children - Non-Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available
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"Humans' use of language is one of our distinguishing features. Language allows us to communicate what we think, what we want, what we feel, and what we have learned. Some 100,000 years ago, humans began speaking. Since then, we have developed nearly 7000 languages. Languages are living things; they evolve and change over time. They even travel! People carry their language with them and spread it. Large language families even have their own family trees, such as Spanish, French, English. Different languages can be mixed and combined to create new languages with similar words, pronunciation, and grammar rules. Languages can even become extinct if they are not shared and learned by each new generation. Spoken languages are not the only way we communicate. Sign language, Morse code, semaphore, smoke signals, computer codes--humans have invented numerous ways of communicating. Sharing feelings, thoughts, and ideas through the power of language is an essential part of being human"--

  • ISBN: 9780744080063
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2023.
  • General Note:
    Includes index.
    "Ways we communicate our thoughts and feelings"--Cover.

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