When we talk throughout the day, we often take our ability to speak and communicate with each other for granted. Sometimes, it takes stepping into a different culture, one in which you do not know the language, to realize just how valuable a tool language really is. Yes, you can find other ways to communicate with others who speak a different language than you. But speech definitely makes things easier, and it also defines many cultures to a degree. If you are interested in learning more about languages and culture, we recommend checking out the articles here. You'll expand your view of what language and speech really do for us all.