This is the case with a lot of people in India and Pakistan. They're con¬demned to write in English, but I don't think this is such a bad thing because English is a rich language. Naturally it is not my first language; I'm more at ease talking in Gujrati and Urdu. After moving to America I realized that all my sentences in English were punctuated with Gujrati and Urdu words. Sidhwa writes in English, it is a new English with words from the native
This essay will discuss what the pros and cons are of the -lish language. The English language is dominating the world, several countries adopt the English language and form a new language, by combining the original language with the English. This development has its benefits and disadvantages in the country. There are people who appreciate the –lish language, and people who are against the transformation. This has caused a ruckus in several countries, for example,
The author talks about English as a primary language of communication in many countries that host a great variety of speakers of numerous languages form all over the world. Moreover, she touches upon English being the international language of business, aviation, and scientific research. In her research, she poses questions that need to be answered in order to evaluate advantages and disadvantages of English as a lingua franca – she questions whether it is purely beneficial for humanity, or if it conceals certain risks and dangers, and even tries to determine whether linguistic diversity is the ultimate sacrifice we need to make in order to have a common language. The study concludes that the ideal way to deal with English as a global language is to accept it as a practical tool of communication, but also maintain all other languages at a satisfactory level and make sure these languages and their own cultures are not
The case of mixing languages can be seen in a lot of bilingual speakers. For me personally, I think the reason I mix my languages is because I think the language I choose to use can best serve my needs. Sometimes I cannot find a word or even a saying in Chinese that has the accurate meaning of what I am trying to say in English and vice versa. I did some survey among my friends who also code-switch and the following are the reasons I believe why people code-switch. (1) To find a perfect equivalent.
Since young, I have been learning English and it is my main language because I practice it for various purposes. It is very applicable in Malaysia, a country that consist multiracial population where I often communicate with others in English. Hence English is widely used. Having a Standard English allows writing formal letters and typing official documents to be a lot easier. Following, English will be used as an example to explain standardization process.
The British colonization of Hong Kong has grown into a more successful and important city. After the second Opium war, the British officially took control of Hong Kong. The British changed people lives in Hong Kong and left a major positive impact. In the essay it would include, the British help improving the economics of Hong Kong, how did British influence Hong Kong on their education and language, also the impact on Hong Kong’s culture. The British has made a significant amount of success through the economy of Hong Kong.
Introduction Bilingual education is an academic approach followed by some instructors, which is using the native language for new English learners for instructions. Within the international context, bilingual education has become a necessity due to the high number of immigration, colonialism and the great number of local languages (Yushau, B. & Bokhari, M.A, 2005). This approach in instruction has reflected back positively or negatively in many dimensions such as social, psychological, and pedagogical. However, bilingual education instruction is an effective way of teaching English as a second language, in case of well implementation it can be seen as an educational advantage.