Language and Understanding the World

Language is central to our experience of being human. The languages we speak profoundly shape the way we see the world and the way we live our lives. Language provides a way to understand how others think and can give us an insight into someone else’s point of view. Language is complex; there are cultural differencex, there are grammatical rules and exceptions to these rules, colloquialisms, idioms and expressions.
How does a child acquire this amazing skill called language?
In this article “Language and Understamding the World“, published by the Montessori Australia Foundation, Amy Kirkham explains language development from a Montessori perspective.