Definition of language arts

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Various definitions of Language arts. These were combined by students at The Moneague College Jamaica

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Definition of language arts

  1. 1. Language Arts is:
  2. 2. . . . the study of a given languageboth written and spoken and theprinciples that make thelanguage.
  3. 3. . . . an integrated area taught inschools which includes reading,writing and or spelling to equipstudents in areas of literacy in orderto build on their cognitivecommunication and social skills
  4. 4. . . . the listening, speaking,reading and writing ability which makes up and integratedcombination on our everyday life (J. Williams + F. Robertson)
  5. 5. . . . the study of English Languageand includes all fields of studythat have to do withcommunication with your nativelanguage.
  6. 6. . . . the art by which languagecontent is interpreted andpracticed socially,communicatively and cognitivelywhich aids in the interaction withthe oral language.
  7. 7. . . . the ability to interpret andcomprehend informationwhether it may be written orspoken language.
  8. 8. . . . fusing the various strands ofliteracy to aid or enhancecommunication of a cultural orstandard language whetherwritten or spoken. The image cannot be display ed. Your computer may not hav e enough memory to open the image, or the image may hav e been corrupted. Restart y our computer, and then open the file again. If the red x still appears, y ou may hav e to delete the image and then insert it again.
  9. 9. . . . the specialized area thataims to improve the way in whichwe correctly utilize the EnglishLanguage. Also, it is a subjectarea that is taught in the PrimarySchool to prepare the studentsfor the English subject that istaught in secondary school.
  10. 10. . . . the process of explainingthe nature of the EnglishLanguage and its place andpurpose in society.

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