Essay On Role Of English Language

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Previous researches and prevalent issues reveal that the world has indeed become a global world with a dominate language which is the English language. English has become a unifying factor in multilingual multicultural nations. In Nigeria precisely, the English language occupies a unique position and consequently plays a very significant role in the formation of national values and integration of the nation state. This is owing to the fact that the country is a multilingual nation with diverse ethnic groups and cultures. Such diversity has made it imperative on the nation to use English in almost all her correspondences. The main thrust of this paper is to x-ray what roles the English language plays in the attainment of sustainable development goals and agenda. This paper therefore explores the roles of the English language in contemporary Nigeria in particular and the world at large and this exploration is in…show more content…
Good poetry, songs and music, especially those philosophical ones which extol good virtues and deride ignoble course or action are capable of correcting societal ills. Language therefore performs an important role in nation building. Without language, humans cannot communicate with one another. It is used to express our emotions, feelings, views and opinions. As explicated above, it helps to point out and correct societal ills and consequently help in sustainable development. The Concept and Origin of Sustainable
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