The english language in india since independence, and its future role twelfth lecture— by dr sarvepalli gopal 3 november 1988 the place of the english language in india since independence has to be seen against the background of developments in the years of british rule education in the english language had. English next india is a sequel to english next (graddol 2006), which in turn was a continuation of the future of english of a wider programme of work by the british council in india that aims to contribute to the development of english language teaching and learning in india' (british council, india 2010. As for the future of english in korea, it seems as though park has demystified the english language and shown koreans that they can speak it with confidence but some of the problems still exist: an over-reliance on test scores, poor writing skills and the stigma of speaking english in public maybe that too. As these programmes attest, the demand among indians for quality, globally- recognised english language training will only grow in the foreseeable future india's burgeoning middle and executive classes are fueling the demand, but the indian government also recognises that in order to remain competitive. View that the uk is lacking in the necessary language skills for the future, partly because of the status of english as the language of international communications this report seeks to provide a strategic analysis of the uk's long-term language needs, looking at a variety of economic, geopolitical, cultural and educational. Article shared by short essay on the future of english in india (free to read) many people think that the teaching of english is playing havoc with our native regional languages even the protagonists of hindi, our national language, are deadly opposed to it they think that english is a foreign language and an average.
This collection is unique in bringing together key thinkers on language and literature to discuss the future of english in asia many of the contributors are themselves responsible for important sub-genres in english linguistics and literary studies and. David crystal, world authority on the english language, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of english as a global language and ex- plores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of english as the international language of communication en- glish has been lauded as the most. By sahith aula - many states have attempted to make english the medium of instruction for all schools in an attempt to assuage the demands of the poor-- however, the shortage of teachers who can even speak english is surreal all of this while the vast majority is able to communicate in their respective.
Increasingly, the long-term future of english as a global language probably lies in the hands of asia, and especially the huge populations of india and china having said that, though, there may now be a critical mass of english speakers throughout the world which may make its. Many indians of their generation are polyglots they string sentences in english, but insert words from multiple indian languages but even as scientific evidence mounts that being bilingual or multilingual makes a person smarter and could shield against the onset of dementia, many fear that future indian. This week alone, google announced the indian language internet alliance, which aims to get half a billion indians online by 2017 by serving “just over half (558%) of web content is estimated to be in english despite the fact that less than 5% of the world's population speak it as a first language, with. English language as a medium of instruction was introduced in india in the nineteenth century by lord william bentick, the then governor general of india, for imparting western education system even english played a great role in our freedom movement it served as a lingua franca among the indians.
Language, followed by hindi and urdu, which have the same linguistic origins in northern india english comes next with 527 million native speakers arabic is spoken by nearly 100 million more native speakers than spanish, which has 389 million speakers which languages will dominate the future. Reassess the place of english in the world the future of the english language may not be straightforward: celeb- ratory statistics should be treated with caution this book heroic failures of the past in predicting the number of english speakers p 18 jurassic park grossed $6m in india in 1994 but in what language p 47. Even though there are over 125 million english speakers in india, less than 3 lakh of those speak it as their first language the rest, speak one or more of the 122 vernacular languages increased smartphone and internet penetration, along with preference for regional languages is resulting in a constant upswing in the. Reading newspapers and a strong protective culture for free press dates back more than 160 years to when india was under british colonial rule india is home to the times of india, one of the oldest newspapers in the world, and the world's largest circulated newspaper, but it is not english-language.
Indian english is any of the forms of english characteristic of india english is the only official language in some states of india and is a lingua franca in the country contents [hide] 1 english proficiency 2 court language 3 features 4 history 5 phonology 51 phonological comparision with received pronunciation.
Simon horobin takes a global view of the english language and seeks to answer the question: what will it look like in the future. Also, so many asian nations dislike the chinese: as a result, india, vietnam, japan, the philippines, and south korea do not have much interest in learning chinese even in thailand so, i think english is now absolutely necessary, but i think in the future it will be one important language between other more spoken fabb. Most people who bother with the matter at all would admit that the english language is in a bad way, but it is generally assumed that we cannot by conscious can speak in hindi, but what if a future external affairs minister comes from tamil nadu and west bengal, who couldn't speak in the language.