posted by reema on .
words are 1 convenient communication shortcuts 2 not arbitrary symbols 3 unique to each individual in english 4 thoughts written down 4 is correct
I think and speak words more often than I read or write words.
is it 1
i think it is no 2
am i correct please help me
Yes, it's 1.
An infant cries, and the adults guess at what s/he wants. When a child learns to speak, words communicate his needs and wants -- a convenient shortcut that is not available to infants.
Words are arbitrary symbols. A dog is a chien in French and perro in Spanish.