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Traditionally, language has been defined as a tool for communication. But people can also communicate a message using body language, eye contact or some facial expression. Although this is true, still language is primarily regarded as the core of communication. Learning and understanding a language does not include only knowledge of grammar, lexis and phonology,
but also certain features and characteristics of the culture. Language cannot and does not exist apart from culture. If language is taught without simultaneously teaching the culture in which it functions, meaningless symbols are taught or just symbols to which the learner attaches the wrong meaning.
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