English Language - Global Scenario

English is currently one of the most widely spoken and written languages worldwide, with some 380 million native speakers. Over 700 million people, speak English, as a foreign language. Undoubtedly, the popularity of the language has termed English as the international language of diplomacy, business, science, technology, banking, computing, medicine, aviation, engineering, tourism etc. Thus, English being one of the most popular lingua francas of not only our continent but also the world, its significance cannot be undermined.

In this era of Globalization if you have to grind the competition and mark an enviable place for yourself on an international, or even on a national level, you need to empower yourself with the right knowledge and correct application of English.

Closer home, people have held on to the popular belief that a students’ success is largely determined by his performance in subjects like Mathematics and Science. Unfortunately, other subjects like languages (especially English) are completely overlooked and not given their due importance.

The current scenario demands us to shed the age old belief and understand that good communication skills and confidence is the need of the hour. A child may be deft at number crunching or solving Arithmetic operations, but is he capable of explaining those effectively? Can he communicate his ideas with clarity? This is where sharpening and perfecting language skills come into play. English being a universally accepted language, it becomes all the more important to acquire, develop and enhance these skills. A good command over English Language would give you an edge over others.