Helena Liwo 

Ateneum Academy in Gdańsk, Poland; https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0192-737X


Bibliographic citation: (ISSN 2657-9774) Educational Role of Language Journal.  Volume 2023-1(9).  THE AFFECTIVE SIDE OF LANGUAGE LEARNING AND USE , pp. 91-93.



The significance of language and speech in human functioning is enormous. The human society developed speech as a means of communication and, consequently, the relationships based on language. Language also determines a person’s social situation, providing an opportunity to take on specific and professional roles. In this case, it serves as a foundation or necessary tool to enter the social network and occupy a specific position within it. On the other hand, language is an attribute of individual human activity. It plays a crucial role in the creation of human subjectivity. Constructing a subject means giving meaning and internalizing linguistic concepts, as well as discovering one’s own personal relationship to these concepts. The subject’s experiences in these relationships become a path to self-identication and, consequently, to the acquisition of one’s identity (Liwo 2012, 195).

Given the importance of language for human condition….


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