Essay on the importance of english as an official language in india
Article shared by SumanEnglish came to India with the British rulers. With their prosperity on the Indian soil, their language English also prospered. Since the British left Indian shores, it was hoped that English also would leave this country at no distant date, but English has stayed with us. Some people resent it stay and others welcome it. The continued use of English in post-Independence era, is viewed with hostility. English is a foreign language in India is true, but with a difference.
It can even be said to be the single most important language. Other languages are important too, but not for the same reasons as English is important. English is important because it is the only language that truly links the whole world together. The other languages may be important for their local values and culture. English can be used as a language in any part of the world. This is because at least a few people in each locality would know the language. Though these people might not have the same accent as others, the language at least will be understandable Pakistan and Importance of English LanguageIn countries like Pakistan, with people of various cultures live, the languages of each part of the country also differ.
English can be the only link as people in each place will not be able to learn aLanguage plays an important role in human life. Out of all the languages in the world, English is considered as the international language. Foreign language like a foreign plant grows with difficulty on the native soil. On the other hand mother tongue is like our own mother who nurses us into intellectually developed persons.English is a global language and proficiency in it is a must to succeed in a globalized world.British brought with them their language English to India and its global Nature has made it the lingua franca of India- a country with diverse regional Languages.Language is our primary source of communication.
Some people even say that language is what separates us from animals and makes us human.There are thousands of languages in this world. Countries have their own national languages in addition to a variety of local languages spoken and understood by their people in different regions. Some languages are spoken by millions of people, others by only a few thousand.
English was originally the language of England, but through the historical efforts of the British Empire it has become the primary or secondary language of many former British colonies such as the United States, Canada, Australia, and India. Currently, English is the primary language of not only countries actively touched by British imperialism, but also many business and cultural spheres dominated by those cThe study of English language in this age of globalization is essential.
English language is the most important language of communication between different countries. In India, people of different states have their own language. English Language has come us as a connecting link among various states of India.U.N. has recognized five languages as its official languages and of them English takes the first position because of its background, international acclaim of easy access to the people. If we go back to historical facts, we see that half of the globe was under the British imperialism.
Those countries coming directly under British rule had by necessity or under compulsion to learn English and the rest either being influenced by the English culture or to keep pace with modern trend had but to opt for learning it.French, German, Greek and definitely Sanskrit are not inferior to English, yMore Indians speak English than any other language, with the sole exception of Hindi. Awakening of India during pre independence days. Our NCERT history books explains how.2.
Yes they have already done much after independence. And one who speaks pure Hindi often becomes a person to laugh at. English language is widely used in official communications. The abolition of English will adversely affect the office work. Most office-goers know English, but many of them do not know other languages besides their mother-tongue or regional language. Then, they communicate with each other in English for their everyday work. English remains a major medium of instruction in schools.
With the help of developing technology, English has been playing a major role in many sectors including medicine, engineering, and education, which, in my opinion, is the most important arena where English is needed. Particularly, as a developing country, Turkey needs to make use of this world-wide spoken language in order to prove its international power.
This can merely be based on the efficiency of tertiary education. Some speak in favour while some others oppose the idea of retaining English as a subject, in our school or college curriculum.The British rules introduced English in Indian schools with a hope that the troubles in administration due to linguistic barrier would disappear.So some Indian nationalists claim that English should be removed from this country when the British rule in India has come to the end.
In their opinion, Hindi should replace English for all purpIMPORTANCE OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE1. Assistant Official Language of India: India being a multicultural and multilingual country has Hindi as its official language and English as its Assistant Official Language. English is thus a window language. For those who do not know Hindi or whose mother tongue is not Hindi, it is imperative that they should at least have knowledge of the English language.
Knowledge of the English language gives us an advantage of being able to communicate at an international level. Is also by international treaty the official language for aerial and maritime communications. Books, magazines and newspapers in English are available in most countries around the world. For these reasons English has Language is our primary source of communication. Currently, English is the primary language of not only countries actively touched by British imperialism, but also many business and cultural spheres dominated by those cThe British had to leave bag and baggage and for good following the long drawn struggle for freedom.
Now, India is a free and sovereign country with Hindi as its national language. And the importance of English as a second official and a link language continues.No doubt the British imposed English on India but now it is not a foreign language as are German, French. Chinese or Russian. It continues to play an important role within the country and outside in dealings with foreign countries.
ADVERTISEMENTS:For more than 2 centuries English has been in India and Indian writers and authors have made generous contribution in the development of English language and literature.Indianwriters in English include such well-known signatures as Sarojini Naidu, Aurobindo Ghosh, Dom Moraes, Nissim Ezekiel, P. Lai, A.K. Ramanujan, Kamla Das, R. Parathsarthy, Mulk Raj Anand, R.K. Narayan, Raja Rao, G.V.