Until the 1750s the major workers of the East India Company were merchants and politicians in Bengal. After the 1750s along with the merchants, first orientalists have started to come to British India. This period as it is named British Orientalism starts from 1772 to 1835. It was inspired by the needs of the East India Company (1600-1857) to train a class of British administrators who can learn and study the languages, cultures and religions of India. British orientalism officially starts after the arrival of an orientalist and merchant, Warren Hasting, (1732–1818), the first and most famous of the British governors general of India.
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION A. BACKGROUND OF RESEARCH English language is increasingly becoming an important lingua franca which is used in business, technological and academic communication (Dawit & Abiy, 2013). This trend of English globalization has made it imperative for graduates to be proficient in oral communication skills since competence in oral communication (in listening and speaking) is a prerequisite to students’ academic, personal and professional success in life. Oral communication competence can contribute to individuals’ social adjustment and participation in satisfying interpersonal relationship (Sherwyn, Michael & Judy, 2000). Effective use of English as a second language (ESL) or foreign language (EFL) in oral communication is, without a doubt, one of the most common, but also highly complex activities people need to learn for their interpersonal communication.
A good basis of General English enables the students to communicate effectively. In addition, Business English needs specific vocabulary, topics and skills used in the workplace in order to communicate accurately. English for Business focuses on the English language skills necessary to communicate in an increasingly global business environment. In general Business English associated with the skills that most people need to be able to do their jobs well: writing e-mails and reports, making presentations, doing negotiations, using the telephone, attending and participating actively in meetings or telephone conferences, receiving visitors, etc. The difference, therefore, is that Business English focuses on the delegate’s job whereas the aim of General English is to improve all the four skills, regardless of the language content.
Chapter 1: THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND British Council stated that the English language has been one of the official languages in the Philippines. It is often used in business, law, and many other fields. English as a Second Language (ESL) programs is being offered locally. Somehow In a discussion organized by the British Council stated that the Philippines should not be at ease of doing fine in terms of English competency. The Philippines needs to advance step its efforts in improving the teaching and learning of English.
Do people need a global language? A global language might be good for international communication, and make the people to keep in touch easier with each other. That is why most of the people want to speak a global language to solve the communication problem, and they prefer English language. People use English as a lingua franca to communicate with each other, and it is spreading world widely. Also, English has extremely become the language of politic, economic, media, science and technology.
English symbolizes in Indians’ minds, better education, better culture and higher intellect. Indians who know English often mingle it with Indian languages in their conversation. It is also usual among Indians to abruptly move to speak fluent English in the middle of their conversations. English
Many believe that the English language is an essay and its importance is a natural consequence to global commercial activities. However, many more would argue that the importance of this language is by forced and the effect of it on other countries language. The improvement of English is because of Linguistic
There is a necessity of English language teaching and learning so that the best of the knowledge and communication can be extended to all. To make the students aware of the outside world in a broader sense, English language plays an important role. When teaching English for getting the desired outcome is a global problem, teaching English as a second language in tribal areas still remains a greater problem. It is easy to
It remains and is much in demand in higher education in Pakistan. The overall impact that we see is that the ‘knowingness of English language’ is essential in the view of the employer or the factors of influence. Whether this view is shared by the adults who are learning English language in Pakistan will be focused in the latter part of this thesis. English as a second language It has been observed that English serves as the second most needed language at the workplace by the companies interviewed by Hywel Coleman, (2010) on behalf of British Council for Euro
First of all he said that during all his life he has been any grateful to the fact that they have such a linguistic state, because it opens the door of the world. Maybe it is one of the reasons why India in spite of its geographical position has been always so close to all the political, economic and cultural events. So English helps to be in touch with whole the world. But at the same time he persuaded me that “you cannot be sure that because of the English language you will probably be hired on a very good position in a company, all the educated people know it. But you have an opportunity to go abroad and enter university you really want to be.