Proliferation of English language

ittech By ittech, 24th Jan 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Language study is compulsory at Russia, most prefer English. In Norway, Sweden, Denmark; English is compulsory.

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The development of English as a single global life-style is the most significant factor. English is the trans-culture bridge and an agent of homogenization. English is getting prominent in world language, so the English speaking countries will dominate English in the universal language. English has the semi official language in some sixty countries. English is widespread globally; its usage is growing at an alarming rate. English is world’s most taught language. English is not replacing other languages, it is supplementing them. Language study is compulsory at Russia, most prefer English. In Norway, Sweden, Denmark; English is compulsory. Within Europe, Holland has the highest concentration of English proficiency outside Britain. Recently at Portugal, the demand for English classes has replaced the demand for French. There are 1,500 English language schools in Tokyo and over one hundred opens in each year. The travel and communications languages of international airwaves are English. Pilot and ATC speak English at all international airports. Maritime traffic uses flag and light signals, when they communicate verbally, they would find a common language which would preferably be English. English is also the language of satellite communications. Five of the largest broadcasters are CBS (Canadian Broadcasting Corporations), NBC, ABC and the BBC broadcasting in English.

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author avatar ittech
25th Jan 2012 (#)

oh good to know this...:)

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
25th Jan 2012 (#)

English is the rage even in China. In India, almost anyone can understand and speak English in cities - siva

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author avatar ppruel
25th Jan 2012 (#)

Agree with your thought dude. Yes - not only because it is the commercial language but the most powerful language...

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author avatar Peter B. Giblett
25th Jan 2012 (#)

This looks like it is an introduction to a longer series. Thanks.

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author avatar Ivyevelyn, R.S.A.
25th Jan 2012 (#)

Thanks, ittech. Interesting.

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author avatar Sheila Newton
25th Jan 2012 (#)

Great work - like Peter says - is there more in this series?

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author avatar krrymarie
25th Jan 2012 (#)

Interesting write, hope there is more to come in this series

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author avatar Rathnashikamani
26th Jan 2012 (#)

English is the great unifier of the world citizens.

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author avatar Jules Castillo
27th Jan 2012 (#)

that is right.

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author avatar Val Mills
23rd Feb 2012 (#)

Maybe the world will become a more peaceful place if we could all communicate with each other.

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author avatar jotomy
24th Mar 2012 (#)

Interesting article.

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author avatar Phyl Campbell
2nd Feb 2014 (#)

I, too, think this is an into to a longer work. It would be interesting to see more detail as you develop this topic.

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