STAGES IN THE HISTORY OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION
STONE AGE ( 3.4 MILLION YEARS AGO. PREHISTORIC)It was a broad prehistoric period. The period lasted roughly 3.4 million years and ended between 8700 BCE and 2000 BCE.
To communicate, they had to give meanings to all the sounds they emitted with their throats and movements and also gestures they made with the parts of their bodies. Retrieved from https://comuniculturas.wordpress.com/2015/07/11/eras-de-la-comunicacion-era-primitiva/
WORD BANK :sounds,gestures,body.
SIGNS AND SIGNALS STAGE (AROUND 40.000 YEARS AGO)"The first stage of communication was probably the age of signs and signals that developed at the beginning of prehistory, prior to language. Anthropologists believe that prehistoric man entered the age of speech and language around 40,000 years ago. " Retrieved from: http://www.tispain.com/2012/07/la-primera-etapa-de-la-comunicacion.html - Interested in knowing
WordBank: signs, signals,prehistory,language
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE STAGE (50.000 YEARS AGO)Human language could appear more than 50,000 years ago.
Africa indicates that the appearance of language is much older, prior to the migratory movement with which Homo sapiens began the conquest of the world 60,000 years ago.
Retrieved from https://elpais.com/elpais/2015/08/07/ciencia/1438961176_330561.html
WORD BANK: SPEECH, LANGUAGE, MIGRATORY, HOMO SAPIENS, CONQUEST.
SCRIPTURE AGE (3000 YEARS BC)In Sumeria (actually Iraq),3000 years BC.The Babylonians and Assyrians learned to be understood in writing for which they invented certain signs that represented letters, words or ideas.To write they took soft clay and created bricks or boards on which they made the incisions with a sharp wedge,a punch, an oyster shell or other objects that allowed drawing the cuneiform (wedge-shaped) profiles of their writing.Retrieved from https://trome.pe/familia/escuela/empezo-escribir-hombre-40186
PRINTING PRESS AGE (JOHANNES GUTENBERG)Johannes Gutenberg, a goldsmith by profession, developed, circa 1439, a printing system by adapting existing technologies to printing purposes, as well as making inventions of his own. Printing in East Asia had been prevalent since the Tang dynasty and in Europe, woodblock printing based on existing screw presses was common by the 14th century. Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Printing_press
WORD BANK: PRINTING SYSTEM, TECHNOLOGIES WOODBLOCK,
TECHNOLOGY AGEStands for "Information and Communication Technologies." ICT refers to technologies that provide access to information through telecommunications. It is similar to Information Technology (IT), but focuses primarily on communication technologies. This includes the Internet, wireless networks, cell phones, and other communication mediums. Retrieved from https://techterms.com/definition/ict
WORD BANK: INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION, TECHNOLOGIES, INFORMATION,, TELECOMMUNICATIONS,INTERNET,NETWORKS...