Language is constantly nourished by words coined outbound of the territories where the language is being spoken. Words like travelers cross boarders and move easily from one language to another, as the people who speak them meet with others from faraway lands. The English Language has borrowed thousands of words from other languages. These words have liven up English vocabulary because of the constantly changing needs of speakers. Connoseurs, linguists, call the adoption of new words with an euphemism named "borrowed" ; actually, those words, the "borrowed" ones will never have a return trip.
INTRODUCTION English is a vast reservoir of translation in contemporary India. It is no longer a colonial language but, it is increasingly a conduit language. This language has today a certain inescapable presence. More English translating have been published in India in recent times than ever before. A person who was able to read the language, and enjoyed the original may find no translation satisfactory, whereas someone who cannot, is likely to regard readibility in English is the prime requisite.
It is because, more and more people can interact each others by English which is most popular language and English is the common language of our world called globish. Hence, they can spread their national identity to others without any language barrier. However, I think that because of the impact of globalization and modernization, minority , linguistic diversity or indigenous languages worldwide are endangered or the gradual disappearance has become a universal phenomenon. As English has moved toward paramountcy, the status of the other principal languages has changed. Even though they are spoken by more people today than ever before, they have been demoted, degraded in relation to English.
Now, with the advent of the Internet, entire generations of anglophones are experiencing an ‘awokening’, and a wave of neologisms, neopronouns, and obscure-yet-somehow- universally-understood meme references is on the horizon. Soon, it will become unavoidable for grammaticists to note that there is no one way to speak English properly. Once that happens, perhaps then society will take note as
The above situation clearly shows that dominance of Mother tongue in Northern region and also in Ghana is part of the poor performance of students in the Senior High Schools in English language. The above situation clearly shows that dominance of mother tongue Tamale metropolis contributed immensely in poor performance in English among Senior High School students. Roger,(1981) starts that instructional materials and facilities are important part of the process of learning as they provide practice and feedback in learning track. In our present day senior high schools particularly public school students are learning under trees or living in dilapidated classroom. In addition to that even where there are enough classes they are over crowded and language elaborative and library with adequate book are lacking.
India is a developing country and moving towards maintaining relationship with foreign countries. We need some source of communication that is provided by English Language only. But we somehow lack good pronunciation. Good communication skills are not possible until and unless we have a command on pronunciation. It even enhances our personality.
The universal success of Vikram Seth made him the first writer of Indian Diaspora to enter the globe of influential international writers and leave a permanent mark on the global literary sight. Other Indian English Literature novelists of status of modern times include V. S. Naipaul, Shobha De, G. V. Desani, M. Ananthanarayanan, Bhadani Bhattacharya, Arun Joshi, Khushwant Singh, O. V. Vijayan, Allan Sealy, Sashi Tharoor, Amitav Ghosh and others. The writer in the genre of Indian Literature in English, who shook the world, was Arundhati Roy. Her novel, The God of Small Things, won the 1997 Booker Prize and became a worldwide best-seller overnight. Rohinton Mistry, Firdaus Kanga, Kiran Desai, Sudhir Kakar, Ardeshir Vakil, and Jhumpa Lahiri are some other renowned writers with Indian origin.
communicative competence. In this essay we have just commented on how the communicative approach to grammar teaching in the CAPS document. We considered the role of the communicative approach and language learning in the FET phase and how it influences first year university student’s proficiency or lack thereof in the receptive and productive language skills. We have found the cause to be the lack of foundation supplied in schools that lead to incompetent English students. Therefore this affects the student at a later stage.
In case of English language teaching in India, there are some milestones in the development of this tradition. According to D. Kanta Rao and J.M.Kanthi Thilakha, “If language teachers teach as they taught earlier, then one may not achieve the required goals of
No one can deny the importance of English language from national to international level. Today in the age of globalization English is playing the role of “Universal Tongue”. It bridges the gap among the people of different nationality, culture and languages. From the very beginning education of English has been experiencing many problems due to constant changes at state and central government policies. The present paper has thrown light on issues of Teaching and Learning of English in Gujarat and has tried to summarize the role of state agencies.