Practice of writing down with a pen and paper is slowly fading away. Why? because of inclusion of technology in consumer’s day to day life. Cell phone keyboard or laptop keyboard – that’s where most of the typing happens. To convey messages specifically in text messages – users tend to speak in tech-lingo. Rather than writing whole sentences we have evolved short forms. Shortened language allows user to type more and get the message across. But it has an impact. Impact to grammar and language skills to communicate and comprehend messages. Punctuation are capitalization is commonly ignored. ie. c u soon.
Here we share an infographic which highlights texting or more so tech-speak. It further does a deep dive into tech speak effecting the language skills specifically during the formative learning years of students.