It has become the language of science, commerce, trade and international negotiations. They very well know that it was the knowledge of English that helped India gain immunity. I think it is better for an Indian person to write creative writing eg. English is one of the most important languages in the world. Is knowing a special sort of mental act? English in India is a diglossically high language. The position of Hindi as the Official Language of the Union becomes problematic the souther in India one gets: while it is the predominant language in the north, in the south very few people speak it.
It does not require any further argument to establish the advantage English language has brought to us at the international level. Colourful kites flying freely in the sky are considered to be a symbol of freedom. In Tamil Nadu people feel that English is very important and should be studied by all the students compulsorily. Indian literature in English was also developing Kachru 1983: 69. Though the British left their colonies a long time back, their efforts and reforms in the field of education are yielding results now.
There is no doubt that professional knowledge and experience is essential for entrepreneurs and managers. However, could you not argue that we do not live in a static world and situations change; therefore, it's only natural that English language also develops into different directions. India, after becoming independent in 1947, was left with a colonial language, in this case English, as the language of government. If one's and one's boss's languages differ, the common language will most often 97% be English. It is, according to the Article 343 1 of the Constitution, the Official Language of the Union India Constitution. The novels of Mulk Raj Anand, in particular, are full of examples of.
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Speakers select their code from a variety of socially marked models. And English is the most widely spoken language in the world, and if you know how to speak it, it will be an invaluable tool of communication. Received wisdom declares that transplanted English must be somehow different, and probably worse; the image, in short, anticipates the evidence. English is an important language for inter-state communications. Retroflex and dental consonants are not present and only alveolar consonants are used unlike other Indian languages. It is the code we all use to express ourselves and communicate to others.
He can prepare his assigments and tasks with the help of these information. This is a system for communication. In my opinion, however, domain analysis helped to minimize this problem, because ambivalencies in people's language use in different domains and their claimed attitudes could be compared with each other. Idiomatic forms derived from Indian literary languages and vernaculars have been absorbed into Indian English. The psychological factors are important also because they are vital for creating an identity.
English provided a medium for understanding technology and scientific development. In India, people going from North to South for education or business mostly communicate in English, which has become a link language. Otherwise different states and regions in India would develop different usages, which may not be desirable. But the strength of the American economy, its advancement in science and technology, its power over other countries and the emergence and popularity of e-language, American English is largely followed by the tech savvy countries as well as the countries which are dependant on technologies of these. According to Bailey, in Macaulay's thinking Indian languages would be enriched by English, so that they could become vehicles for European scientific, historical and literary expression ibid, 140.
The prestige is usually the product of culture-bound stereotypes passed on from one generation to the other ibid. There is no reason not to attend college, because without a college education there are fewer opportunities. In this context, I will concentrate on the pattern of imperialism. I have seen employees spending an hour to write one email to a client only to get it checked again by their superiors. Under these circumstances, English is the only and best option, as it is not possible to learn the local language of every other place that you travel to. So what big deal in speaking in English to woo and impress them? In addition, it was thought that linguistic unity was a prerequisite for political and national unity.
According to the , 12. There is an ongoing fear that Indian languages will be ignored as English is becoming more and more popular in India. The mother tongue of the Canadians is different from the mother tongue of the Telugus. Unlike its history in the Caribbean, however, English has always co-existed in the Indian subcontinent alongside thousands of local languages. Even in the management jobs the high profile people also require a fluency in English. The aim was to do a domain analysis of the use of English in India to find out which language s does an Indian person use in which situations.