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Language - Oral And Written

Language is the means which people use to express their thoughts; it is both oral and written.

Oral language is a combination of sounds used to express thought.

The sounds used to express thought are grouped in spoken words. A spoken word may be a single sound or a group of sounds.

The sounds of oral language are represented by letters to form written language. Words of oral language have their equivalent words in written language.

Single words, whether oral or written, express ideas. Words must be properly grouped to express thought.

Written language is composed of written words, so combined as to express thought.

The sole purpose of language is to express thought.

English Grammar helps to make known the correct forms of our language.

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