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English Language is a link language in Social Strata: A Critical Review

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Institute of Technology and Management, Aligarh, UP, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 2, Issue (5), Pages 30-38, May,14 (2013)


This paper is based on” English language is a link language in social strata: A critical Review” the author is of the opinion that English gives us glimpses of the various developments taking place in the world. It provides us distilled essence of modern knowledge in all fields of human activity. It is true to say that English has become one of the major languages of the world, and Indians can neglect its study at their own risk. It is through English that we have shared the wisdom of the west and the west has shared with us our intellectual and spiritual heritage. As we see that how English become a link language in India we just want to throw light on the condition of English before independence to the present days. It is a rich store house of knowledge. There is hardly anything important in the world that has not been translated into English. The paper argues that language learning is one of the most important components of a good education. If we focused on present situation is given as an example of the universal need for language skills. Not least, it is emphasized that the world has changed dramatically as a result of improved telecommunications, rapid transport and the increasing movement of people around the globe as a result of migration and tourism. International treaties and education policies are cited that endorse the importance of language learning. English is of particular importance as the dominant international language.


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