Value Of Language In English

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Human beings are different from other animals in the sense that they can speak and understand language. Language is specific for human beings. It is the major medium of expressing thoughts and emotion so human beings need to learn a language. Language is the reflection of human history through the ages. It is not only the preservation of thought, but also the presentation of the manners of its people. It is the most living medium for communicating the general facts and feelings of everyday life. Thus, it is the expression of the human mind which leads us on to a quite different kind of value. To express something means to utilize the thoughts and determined by the expression, and this expression of human persona in either written or spoken…show more content…
English is the mother tongue of 300 million people in the world. The countries where English is the native or first language are the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Some other countries like India, Pakistan, Africa, France, and the Soviet Union, etc. use English as a second or foreign language. Thus English is spoken by 700 million people in the world, which is next only to the Chinese language. But there is a distribution of the speakers of the two languages. Whereas Chinese is restrained mostly to the Chinese subcontinent, English is used in all parts of the world. The speaker of English will be understood in all countries. Now English is the language of international politics, trade, commerce and industry. Today it is very necessary to learn English, because if we want to have our say in the world, we must know English, we must understand English. At present, one out of ten persons in the world knows English. 75% of the world’s mail, 50% of the world’s newspapers, over 60% of the world’s radio stations and more than 50% of the world’s scientific and technical periodicals use English as a medium of…show more content…
In these days we recognize it as a library language because we get the treasure of tremendous knowledge through ancient books, and most of these ancient books present in English. Due to the all reasons we can say that English is a pedant language. English is the language that links the different nations, states, communities. The importance of English has been increased today. English language introduces us to the civilization of other foreign countries, especially the western culture. It is through this language that we have shared the wisdom of the west and the west has shared with us our intellectual and spiritual
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