English As A Global Language Essay

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Reestablishing English as a Global Language Abstract Information Technology has brought forward a new wave of acquiring knowledge worldwide. Since the concept of Globalization came into existence, the world is in immediate want of a standard language to deal with this high speed transmitted knowledge. English is one of the sole language that has travelled worldwide and is known to many. Though it is not the language largely spoken by people, it nevertheless has made technology, its use and communication possible through its naturally adaptable and flexible approach. Leaving aside all the barriers of the importance of regional languages, their existence and extinction, this paper will try attempt and discuss how one common language, English could contribute significantly to the age of Computer as one world. Keywords : English, technology, communication, globalization, language, skills, “English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.”1 A reality we have to face worldwide is to accept that the present time indeed is a computer age and the world has become a global village. Since the boundaries have shrunk with the advance of technology, an immediate need to have a common language of expression has arisen. Because of the colonies established by the English at each corner of the world instinctively

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