Language shapes the way we think

Language plays a significant part in our thinking process. Once we are comfortable with a language, we “think” in that language.

Language allows us to

  1. Describe a story “Understand”
  2. Breakdown the problem “Simplify”
  3. Setup clear boundaries ―Baseline”
  4. State the purpose “Goal”
  5. Organize our thoughts “Plan”
  6. Issue instructions to get things done “Action”
  7. State what has happened “Report”
  8. Document stuff so as not to forget “Remember”

To know its relevance to testing, read this interesting article by T Ashok, that was published in the July 2013 issue of Tea time with Testers, ezine.

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