What Makes Human Language Distinct?

Watch this video, which lays the foundation for understanding and appreciating language. The lecturer chooses an interesting technique to clarify what language is and what it isn't by contrasting human language and animal "language". After you watch, see if you can summarize what makes human language distinct.

Source: John Whorter
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