Caroline Hinds, Toronto First of all, I would like to say that English is a beautiful language and I like it very much. The role of English language in globalizing people all over the world cannot be just expressed in words; the influence of this commanding language is quite vast and diverse to define. A greatly universal topic that could have students discussing quite a few things, which could all relate to real life too! The future of English as a language is very secure. The study of writing systems, to a large extent, consists of establishing correspondences between these marks, or symbols, and units of the spoken language such as individual sounds, syllables, morphemes smallest units of meaning , or words. I think that most people prefer to learn it as second language. These thinkers were concerned with the origin and development of language in relation to thought in a way that earlier students had not been.
I am convinced that it will still be the dominant language for two or maybe three decades to come. Would you like to learn a whole new language, a language that is known as the most difficult language to learn because it has so many slangs and complicated word forms such as homophones? And the most important one. What is distinctive in one language may not be distinctive in another or may be used in a different way; this is an additional difficulty to be overcome in learning a foreign language. Similar statements could be made about most or all of the other consonant and vowel sounds in English. It is most widely used in communicating around the world, Also it is spoken as the first language in many countries.
In some other languages greater problems arise. English language is one tool to establish our viewpoint. Generally, systems of communication are recognized as different languages if they cannot be understood without specific learning by both parties, though the precise limits of mutual intelligibility are hard to draw and belong on a scale rather than on either side of a definite dividing line. It can even be said o be the single most important language. Support your answer citing valid arguments.
We will still keep our language, our culture, and the diversity of the different languages that keep the earth special. Thus the importance of English as a language is emphasized. What can you cook well? French became powerful in the last two or three hundred years because of their increasing power globally. The earliest records of written language, the only linguistic fossils humanity can hope to have, go back no more than 4,000 to 5,000 years. And the expanding circle includes the rest of the world which is learning English. On balance, though, the intrinsic appeal of English as a world language is probably overblown and specious, and largely based on chauvinism or naïveté.
The influence of any language is a combination of three main things: the number of countries using it as their first language or mother-tongue, the number of countries adopting it as their official language, and the number of countries teaching it as their foreign language of choice in schools. Language, so far as we know, is something specific to humans, that is to say it is the basic capacity that distinguishes humans from all other living beings. Even the symbolizations of modern are ultimately derived from statements made in some natural language and are interpreted in that light. The only difference will be made by your level of analyzing and understanding of the topic and the way you present your thoughts in counted words. Words come with example sentences and definitions. Spoken language has, in addition, resources such as emphatic stressing and intonation. There is in fact no branch of study that has not been communicated in English.
Such a view continued to be expressed even well into the 19th century. English is a universal language and is spoken in many countries in the world. What are the best ones? English is used for more purpose than ever before. The irony of it is that even though more and more programming is viewed on computers and tablets, television is still a hot topic classes love to discuss. Take a look at all. Thanks for the comment Omnia Gamar! Our brains are built to absorb, filter and store information. There are no comparable historical precedents on which to base predictions, but it well may be that the emergence of English as a global language is a unique, even an irreversible, event.
It is estimated that about 200,000 English words are in common use, as compared to 184,000 in German, and mere 100,000 in French. Which has had the double whammy advantage of two hundred years of the British Empire which put it in a position of strength. There are somewhere between 44 and 52 unique sounds used in English pronunciation depending on the authority consulted , almost equally divided between vowel sounds and consonants, as compared to 26 in Italian, for example, or just 13 in Hawaiian. This is also because, unlike other international languages such as Spanish and French, English lacks any official body setting and prescribing the norms of the language. There is a model consisting of 3 circles proposed by B.
In addition to its status as a mother tongue in many countries, global use of English is growing for communication among speakers of other languages in places where English is not the majority language. All people around the world know the English language importance in our life, because we need it in our work and sometimes when we meet other people from other cultures, maybe they are not from Britain or America but we almost think they are talking English. Conversely, there is also some evidence that the very threat of subjugation by a dominant language can actually galvanize and strengthen movements to support and protect minority languages e. Many people are trying to learn English, so the number of students who study English literature or linguistics has been increasing. Italian does not have such complex syllables, and in Japanese and Swahili, for example, the ratio of consonant and vowel sounds in syllables and in words is much more even.
When you read, your mind is filled with new images, feelings, ideas and thoughts. The of language is known as. Language is a beautiful thing. There are various reasons for the importance of English language. Talking about risks seems to generate some good conversation.
The language of the Gauls had little impact on French. You may take the case of any field. American dominance and influence worldwide makes English crucially important for developing international markets, especially in the areas of tourism and advertising, and mastery of English also provides access to scientific, technological and academic resources which would otherwise be denied developing countries. Language depicts one's culture, and in a perfect world, we'd make an effort to steep ourselves in as many as possible. In other counties, English provides a neutral means of communication between different ethnic groups. Discuss the positive and negative impacts of this change. Language is always very important, because it is the means of communication.