Advantages And Disadvantages Of Traditional Culture

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The disappearance of culture has taken toll not only in this era of globalization but also from way back of time. In some ways, traditional culture and modern culture are alike. Any culture is a system of learn and shared meanings. People learn and share things over the course of generation, and so we say they are a culture. Traditional and modern culture functioned similarly because both are ways of thinking, ways of relating to people and to the universe. Therefore we believe disappearance of traditional culture due to the existence of modern culture such as the development of technology and usage of new language in daily life. Fortunately, cultures have never remained static or isolated, even in ancient times, war, trade, and migration had…show more content…
This is because the needs of English internationally limit the usage of traditional language. Hence, some culture could be forgotten as we tend to stick other’s language rather than our own mother tongue. Furthermore, Globalized economics and media are changing the face of culture around the globe, reducing the number of languages that humans speak. As the world economy becomes more integrated, a common tongue has become more important than ever to promote commerce, and that puts speakers of regional dialects and minority languages at a distinct disadvantage. In addition, telecommunications have pressured languages to become more standardized, further squeezing local variations of language.(Girish Mishra,2008) For example, in Malaysia schools nowadays always emphasize on the importance of English in the future as employee need to have basics English skills in order to pass a job interview. Therefore, this event took a turn for the worst with widening and economic interest as it disrupt social structure and naturally changing the situation from a language point of view as few people or even not at all now spoke their own mother tongue. For instance in Thailand, villagers are embarrassed to speak their own language in front of a more urbanized Thai and children are thought not to speak their own local dialects and are sometimes punished for doing so in schools. Hence, to overcome this problem we…show more content…
For instance, the importance of English as global language has been rapidly increasing, as it has become the most important medium of telecommunication. All over the world people will have to learn English to use computer software. It is not British but American English that is in the ascendancy. Many computers have only American English software and it is the main transnational language used in various fields of scientific, cultural, economic and business activities.(Girish Mishra,2008) Hence, with the improved technology alongside with the great usage of English as a global language people can communicate their ideas and even build democratic relations globally. Furthermore, people could communicate freely and foster greater mutual understanding and other’s point of views. The use of English in general and its American variety in particular has received a great boost as a result of globalization and new information technologies as it is the language of globalization, of international business, politics and
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