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Linguistics by Mind Map: Linguistics

1. What is Language?

1.1. In linguistics 'language' means a system of signs used to communicate information

1.2. Can be transferred/applied to various other media

1.2.1. for example Braille, writing systems, sign language

1.3. Can it be defined/distinguished from other systems of animal communication?

1.3.1. Design Features Use of Sound Signalls Arbitrariness Need for Learning Duality Structure Dependance Displacement Creativity (Productivity) Patterning

2. What is Linguistics?