Languaging

Languaging is a broad term covering much of what we think of as linguistic behaviour, along with the many kinds of activity that necessarily go along with that, including activity of the whole body. It thus turns our attention away from the abstract systematics of modern generative and (somewhat older) structural linguistics, and towards an account of how such behaviours alter the worlds of interacting embodied agents.

*Thibault, P. J. (2011). First-order languaging dynamics and second-order language: the distributed language view.  Ecological Psychology, 23(3), 210-245.

Further reading:

Lassiter, C. (2015). Aristotle and distributed language: capacity, matter, structure, and languaging.  Language Sciences, 53, 8-20.