Language in india wwwlanguageinindiacom issn 1930-2940 13:5 may 2013 md khaled bin chowdhury, ma (double) is the spread of english as a world language a positive or a negative development 2. English is now the language most widely taught as a foreign language – in over 100 countries,such as china,russia,germany,spain,egypt and brazil – and in most. A world language is a language that is spoken internationally and is learned and spoken by a large number of people as a second languagea world language is characterized not only by the total number of speakers (native and second language speakers), but also by its geographical distribution, as well as use in international organizations and diplomatic relations.
Thus the english language no longer belongs to its native speakers but to the world, just as organized soccer, say, is an international sport that is no longer associated with its origins in. English was originally the language of england, but through the historical efforts of the british empire it has become the primary or secondary language of many former british colonies such as the united states, canada, australia, and india currently, english is the primary language of not only countries actively touched by british imperialism. ‘many smaller languages are dying out due to the spread of a few world languages such as english, french, or chinese’ ‘in the past decade there's been no let-up in the way that english has continued to grow as a world language.
English as a world language a wiki project for grade 11 the unit consists of 7 lessons goals: familiarising the students with the importance of english as a world language. I’m robby, and i’m a non-native english speaker throughout my entire life i’ve always wanted to speak in english fluently, but because of the way english is taught in schools, i always struggled with my spoken english. The reason why english, french and spanish are among the world's most widespread languages has its roots in the imperial past of the nations where they originate 5 english is widely used as an. English is currently one of the most widely spoken and written languages worldwide, with some 380 million native speakers through the global influence of native english speakers in cinema, music, broadcasting, science, and the internet in recent decades, english is now the most widely learned second language in the world. The fact that english has gone through this “three-pronged development - of first-language, official-language, and foreign-language speakers” ( crystal 1997:4) gives it the status of a global language.
Times, sunday times (2016) this is almost entirely due to the predominance of english as the world language times, sunday times ( 2008 ) of course , english has become a world language because it is willing to absorb new words and phrases from home and abroad. English is the world’s most widely spoken language but is unusual in the fact that the vast majority of speakers are not ‘native’ of the approximately 15 billion people who speak english, less than 400 million use it as a first language. Linguistics expert david crystal is in russia to give a series of lectures at the uk-russia linguistic symposium at the russian state university for the humanities in moscow, he described 'the future of englishes' and the evolution of global varieties of english across the world. The new study of 16 million online test-takers in more than 50 countries was conducted by ef education first, a company that – it should be noted – specializes in english language training. The british empire began embedding the english language in many parts of the world as early as the 16th century philanthropic work by american and british organizations further spread english.
To some extent, americans have an advantage over much of the world's population: the country's two most widely spoken languages — english and spanish — are among the most widely spoken worldwide. In india, english is an associate official language (after hindi), and in singapore english is one of four statutory official languages in south africa, english [is] the main national language—but just one of eleven official languages. English has become the most widely taught language in the world, and numerous countries have instituted english as a required subject for all students, often starting at very young ages. English as a world language english is a west german language, that was spoken first in england, and it is the most widely used language in the world in time, human population created a means of communication this led to language being formed and has ben transmitted from generation to generation.
English has achieved prime status by becoming the most widely spoken language in the world – if one disregards proficiency – ahead of mandarin chinese and spanish english is spoken in 101. However, english remains very much a second language for most people, used in administration, education and government and as a means of communicating between speakers of diverse languages as with most of the commonwealth, british english is the model on which, for instance, indian english or nigerian english is based. English is now a global lingua franca, but was first a west germanic language spoken in medieval england currently, this is the first language for the majority of the population in several countries, including the united states, the united kingdom, ireland, australia, canada, a few caribbean nations and new zealand.
Determining which languages are spoken most in the world is a more difficult task than you might imagine we can say with some confidence that mandarin, english, spanish and arabic will make an appearance, and roughly in what order but there are some surprises, too, on our list of the most spoken. Washington — the world faces a future of people speaking more than one language, with english no longer seen as likely to become dominant, a british language expert says in a new analysis. English as a global language second edition davidcrystal,worldauthorityontheenglishlanguage,presentsalively andfactualaccountoftheriseofenglishasagloballanguageandex.