This is why so many colonies that were British before now have English as the national language, with many of their people speaking English as a first language. Another reason for the spread of English is economics. By being the global political and military superpower, Britain and USA also became the leading trading nations and many countries and territories needed to learn English in order to trade with them. The USA is currently a major trading partner with almost every other country of the consumer economy. This explains why in many countries, English is a compulsory subject in all levels at school.
The period in time, geographical location, cultural influences and social-standing, all play an equally important role in the creation of the English language. This results in multiple Englishes being spoken around the world; creating multi-literacies that encompass the creation of language variation. An understanding of the role that Englishes and multi-literacies play in the modern-day classroom is essential in ensuring meaning-making, language-learning opportunities for all students. This understanding provides for
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This paper deals with experimenting the use of Literature in English Language teaching in Engineering colleges. Literature sets out the potential of language and serves as a means of enhancing one’s competence through confidence. It can also help one hone one’s language skills by extending linguistic knowledge through evidence of extensive and subtle vocabulary usage and a complex and exact syntax. It is rightly said that Literature is a “valuable transitional material”. While language focuses on phonemes, morphemes, words, clauses, structures etc., literature lays emphasis on context and on how language is used for communication.
In its role as a global language, English has become one of the most important academic and professional tools. English has become the official language of the business and scientific world, although in academic and scientific communities, formal English usage is prevalent. It is spoken as a first language by the majority of populations of several sovereign states, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New zland and a number of Caribbean nations. It is the third -most common native language in the world after Mandarian Chinese and
When the primary consideration is education, there is an inevitable need to mention foreign language education, too. As the countries’ relations has increased a lot all around the world and English has become the “lingua franca” spoken by both native and non-native speakers, teaching and learning that language has become important as well. Pursuant thereto, as it happened in the other areas, language education has gone through tens and thousands crucial steps in terms of methods, activities and materials just to name a few. Therefore, the purpose of this paper will be the integration of technology into language education. Upon providing a brief introduction to how technology and language education go hand in hand, it is beneficial to mention the history of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and some popular online tools for teaching/learning English.
Thus, the ability in speaking skill is a crucial and important part of second language learning and teaching process. The mastery of speaking skill in the English language is a priority for many second language or foreign language students. Even though periods of focusing on language form and enhance vocabulary are important in English language learning, but developing the students’ ability to really communicate with English in the classroom are the main goal of an English language teaching. At the end of the study, the students should be able to communicate effectively in English for study, work, and leisure outside the classroom. Therefore, it is essential that English teachers pay great attention in teaching speaking to the students.