Since the beginning of time, languages do exist. The world is made up of quite a number of languages, those that are well known and a few that are not widely recognized. A language enables communication across National borders; hence language barrier may pose cultural, economic and political challenges within the Nations. Learning a particular language could be seen as difficult, but the perception can change if one adds extra effort on the task bearing in mind that there are those who are fluent in both writing and speech in a minimum of ten languages from across the borders.
English is said to be a universal language though it is not the first language to all communities worldwide. Mostly it comes second after each and everyone’s mother tongue. English is a useful and important language which is used to connect and build bonds between nations and recently it has been used in peace keeping missions. In simple terms, English can be classified as a symbol for Unity.
Most of the learning Institutions take English as the medium to all courses. Very few courses are taught using different languages unless it is an order from the administration depending with students’ curriculum demands. Most of the poets and other artists show their skills and talents in English. For those who do it in their native languages, they in the end find their way out by re-doing their pieces of work in English, a clear indication that it is a language accepted globally.
Most of the businesses and places of formal employment, knowledge of English is the most essential and necessary requirement for one to get employed. This is for the purpose of making proper negotiations with clients. A firm can easily collapse if it is run by a management that is not conversant with the language that its clients are. This is because technology is dynamic and most of the times it comes with gadgets to be used to reduce labor or as an attachment. All gadgets must have manuals with instructions about their use and most are written in English since they are made to be used worldwide. Knowledge of English however adds value to a business.
The English language has brought together communities from all regions. It has made it easier for people to learn and appreciate different cultures from different regions worldwide. Many people today are travelling around the world with a clear idea of what to expect or with the knowledge of what characterizes the region e.g. its demographic, environmental and cultural factors. This has been simplified by social sites and the media at large.
All in all, there are many other languages with a large number of speakers globally. These languages are equally useful and relevant. They have been used to substitute English; others have been used to work out daily activities while others have been learnt for leisure. They include French, Spanish, Russian, German, Portuguese and Hindu in the order of their relevance. But even after all is said English outshines them all and remains the best language to learn.
What’s in a name? A lot, if you ask someone who is well versed in language!
Through expression we find meaning and are able to interact with people who may not share our language or culture. There are very fundamental ways of expressing ones self that we find these are prevalent through various societies, cultures, and countries, and are part of the foundation that brings us together as humanity.
Referring usually to an Irish dialect, and sometimes other English dialects from the United Kingdom, this word signifies the easily understood yet seemingly difficult art of language. The word is very seldom used and likely not well known by people around the world, yet its meaning is simple, basic. We hope to bridge various gaps using this as part of our philosophy. Turning the unknown into a simple point of reference.
The most important part of getting to know someone and to opening opportunities. Communication is why we do what we do. The language you speak is not spoken by the majority of people in the world, so think of the things you are missing out on! Cultures, songs, history, traditions, life – all of these things can be unlocked and a brand new world of knowledge will open if you can enhance your communication.