Essay About English Language

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ENGLISH: THE UNVOIDABLE TREND English is a part of the unavoidable trend toward worldwide uniformity and means where a growing number of people can communicate directly with each other. It is the most common language spoken everywhere and its usage in the global world today is undeniable. Economic globalization is going hand in hand with the growing use of it. People are being encouraged to use this language especially in formal way of writing and communicating particularly on workplace. However, despite of its enormous influence there are still many countriesthathave least of basic competence on its use. With this being saidgovernment’s aims to improve the knowledge in this language through incorporating it to their foundation of education…show more content…
They were introduced to the English language in 1762 by British invaders followed by the Americans which made it a language of education and commerce when they occupied the Philippines from 1898 to 1941. Since then it has been one of the medium of education from the elementary up to the tertiary level. A prove of it is seen on how competent they are in terms of international communication. A good example is in the human resource on customer services. A lot of international companies preferred hiring Filipinos in this line of work for they believe that Filipinos are effective in communicating with different races because of its knowledge on English language. An article published in Japan states the author’s personal insights on Filipino’s adaptation to its secondary language of the country. She said that English was brought to the Philippines during the 1896-1946 American occupation and it still enjoys official status. This does not mean that everyone understands or speaks English, but it does mean that exposure to the language is so widespread that those who do speak it can communicate quite fluently. She was also impressed that people who had never stepped outside the Philippines were nevertheless fluent in English. (Amy Chavez, Japan Times
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