Importance of English Language
One cannot underestimate the importance of English. In India, there are several languages. Each region has a different mother tongue from the other. Many of us know English and low to speak and write in English. We study English in schools and colleges. English is the most famous medium of instruction for the students in India.
It is not wrong to say that English is the connecting language in India. Several writers around the world write in English. Even in India, many writers have achieved international praise by writing successful fiction and non-fiction novels in English. Such writers writing in English are honoured with prestigious awards.
One can say that the greatest gift the British gave us was leaving behind the priceless legacy of English language. We should thank them for giving us the gift of an international language, helping us to connect with the world. English as an international language has benefited us in different ways. It is undoubted that with our knowledge of English we are able to seek employment outside our country and earn well. Countries like China, Japan and Germany do not encourage English as their medium of instruction in the educational institutions. The learned men and women in these countries are stranded in looking for good employment opportunities in foreign lands.
English language comes to our support in our commercial dealings throughout the globe. It is the language of the latest business management in the world. India’s ability in English has brought glories to many Indian businesses. Thus, English is not only a means for international commerce, but also it has become essential for inter-state commerce and communication.
English can be said as a link language. Different people can communicate with one another with the help of English. Advanced knowledge in science, technology, computers and medicine is available in English. The results of the latest researches and developments come to India through the medium of English. Thus, if English is not given appropriate importance, we can lag behind in the higher fields of study. Experts believe that the world has become one family due to English.
Today, English has been firmly rooted in India. It has become a part of Indian life. Thus, English has gained great importance for the good faith of India. It has become a second language of India for the better progress of the country.