English as a Global Language English serves as a global language and it is essential especially among different countries to have an effective communication. Learning English is a great tool among other countries to promote development in the English language during the previous decades. English language not just improved the educational level of a one’s country but also it had been raised political and cultural aspects which are very significant for most countries. The changes that the English language can conquer are that it would serve as a long-term change in a country because it supports growth technologically and socially.
In their opinion in countries that English is not their native language it has negative impact on culture and mother tongue. However, there are many reasons that demonstrated that use of English as a medium of instruction have positive impact on everyone’s life. As a study clearly says that student has the ability and skills to learn many languages (Begg, 2012). He adds that teaching a language in schools as a first or second language qualitatively vary because if all higher-study materials are in English so students to needs to be proficient in that language and that transition is smooth from school to college or college to university. In addition he clearly mentioned that” Junking English as a medium of education will only push us back”. For instance, there are many people he studied in English that now became successful in their life, Indira Gandhi, Jyoti Basu, Ratan Tata, Sunil Gavaskar, Amitabh Bachchan and a million of people who are leaders and successful (Begg, 2012). Therefore, all of these researches widely declare that English as a medium of instruction has benefits to improve educational system of and to develop a country that English is not their native
Considering the continuing demand of English language skills in a global, competitive arena, teaching English as a Second Language can be a complicated issue. One of the major things to be considered while teaching is what language can be allowed or accepted in an ESL classroom. While teaching English as a second language in a country like India, instructors have struggled majorly while introducing the American colloquial English in the classroom. We might wonder what could possibly be wrong with American English. Nothing is! But, language doesn’t reach the students in one, unchanged, unadulterated form. Language, especially English is a continuum of local expressions, slangs, and popular media sliding into a grand structure and creating different forms and meaning for your perusal. This interest and convenience is a key ingredient to be analyzed when we talk about teaching English as a second language.
In this country good command on English is most important to communicate but most of the students from Saudi Arabia are not good in English. As a result it becomes difficult for them to communicate with non-Arabic speakers’ comfortably. This implies that learning also becomes difficult for these students as lessons in the institution are also offered in English. In that capacity, our organization embarks on giving English lessons to the members that helps them in getting better in English language. The classes for the same are held at the Islamic centre after the ordinary school classes every evening. Amid the initial couple of days or weeks after the landing of new students in the institution, providing this administration is ordinarily exceptionally troublesome as we are compelled to go about as translators to the students, particularly those with no information of English whatsoever. I learnt from my own experience at the organization as a Saudi student that the new students face issues in both communication as well as written English. They are neither capable of pronouncing English words nor writing these words in a correct way. It results in making communication extremely troublesome. Accordingly, I customize my lessons to focus on pronunciation and sentence development and on composition as well. Students are given a lot of reading material for pronunciation and
Should Children Learn English Language At A Young Age? There is a saying from Ludwig Wittgenstein, “The limits of my language are the limits of my world”. This saying is absolutely true. Language is the most the most important part of life. Without language we are not able to communicate with others. Understanding and mastering another language are the keys how to connect with the biggest world, one of which is English language. English language is known as a lingua franca. Everything around us gradually changes since English language is dominated in the international community as a communication tool. As the result, job requirements, social media, TV programs, or even students books now use English. Therefore, the children should learn English language at their young age since there are some benefits even though there are some cons of learning a second language at a very young age. This essay will outline the advantages of learning English for children.
English has undergone some changes in relation to its status in the world. Some years ago, it only became the first or second language for several countries. Nowadays, alongside with the development of information, communication, and technology the status of English becomes a lingua franca in the world. That is,
Nowadays, English language has become one of the most important languages in the world in which we need to learn and to teach in order to communicate effectively with others from all over the world. Al-Jarf (2008, cited in Alhaysony, 2012) indicates that about one million students are learning English worldwide, which highlighted the importance of English teaching and learning for academic purposes. Graddol (2000) states that English Language "is the main language of books, newspapers, airports and air traffic control, international business and academic references, science, technology, diplomacy, sport, international competitions and advertising". Accordingly, we can say that it is important for students to learn English language effectively to achieve a good level which will help them to success in the relevant fields that depend on their good use of English language.
No doubt that more and more people want to be a part of this international community by using English as a global language, language that can help people from different countries to understand each other. Therefore, English also affects educational system and educational policies around the world and its role is growing very fast in higher
Starting learning English as a foreign language in Vietnam, I was aware of the importance of acquiring and applying a new language in modern lives. When mastering a new language, especially a popular one, we can gradually narrow the gaps between people from many nations. However, how to maximize the effectiveness of language teaching and learning is a simple task. Accordingly, I wish to learn linguistics, the major that has made me understand learners can successfully acquire a new language using scientific and social methods.
In order to draw the attention of students, teachers are expected to pay a lot of attention to pre-reading tasks, icebreakers etc. Students can be encouraged to modify the texts, change the ending etc using their creativity, ingenuity etc. Over the years, teaching language to students has undergone a sea change. Nowadays language is taught to students without the help of literature. English Language Teaching (ELT) gained prominence in India in the last two decades after the rapid mushrooming of Engineering Institutes all over India.
Bu Reh In this research, I’m going to focusing on the English as a language is being taught in many countries oversea today including Thailand. In fact, you’ll be surprising to know that English is required for many of the students in many countries. Unfortunately, it is not necessarily taught as well as it could be because of heavy teaching load, class sizes and adequate technology. Learning an English today still's has been challenging for many countries and specifically in Thailand. In Thailand, the student often gets too overwhelmed with English and mentally tune out in the classroom because English was their least favorite subjects. On the other hand, the students don’t have a resource at school or they don’t have it enough. Furthermore, many students just go to English class and switch back to Thai as soon as they out of school. English isn't used locally in Thailand. Although, there still a lot students continue care about English language because English has been the most ordinarily utilized language internationally and the language of traffic control and the majority of academic journals. It’s the most common language on the internet and the language that travelers use to communicate with different native speakers.
English is one of the languages which are used almost in all parts of the world. As an International language, English has become an important subject to be mastered by all of students in all countries, especially for Indonesian
Republic of the Philippines Tarlac State University Graduate Studies Tarlac City AN ANALYSIS OF A CLASSROOM INTERACTION IN GRADE 7 A term paper submitted to DR. CECILIA L. CALUB In partial fulfillment of the course requirement in ENGLISH 503-Discourse Analysis By: MR. MAR CHAN N. MANGUERA MAEd-English October 201 I. INTRODUCTION In this globalization era, the value of English as an international language is significantly escalating in different aspects. Its significance is considered in classroom to prepare students in their future line of endeavor. Despite the innumerable benefits that English language can give, it has still a wide variety of components that are needed to be considered and examined in
Nowadays, English has become the most common global language and has a big role in every human’s life aspect. Particularly, English also has an important role in global education since most of the school and universities across the world are implementing English as their literature courses. According to Crystal (2012) by mastering English-based literature study, students are more able to think critically about any different aspect around the world and compete with all people around the world, which later can open up a better job opportunity for them. However, in order to success many of the second language
Student also need English both for pursuing their studies and communicate in real life situation after they leave university. English needed to perform a large number of communicative acts i.e. comprehend and interpret professional material in English, read general books and magazines for information or pleasure, persuade people to do certain other activities. Our approach to language teaching should then be such that students are enabled to use English for the purposes they would need to use it.