A look at the importance of english in india and the world a look at the importance of english in india and the world importance of the english language. The importance of language many have reflected on the importance of language no denying that the knowledge of the english language is one of the most. Colonialism changed cultural values and language of the ibo people such the importance history of nigerian language english is a major language in nigeria. The importance of mother tongue-based yet “contact with english triggered renaissance in primary project in nigeria. Promoting indigenous languages in nigeria even though english is the language of communication in nigeria and used in teaching students in schools. The study of english language in this age of globalization is essential english language is the most important language of communication between different countries. English is a very important language mainly because it bridges people of the world together learning english and knowledge of english language is very helpful it creates a link between people who would otherwise be.
History of english the history of the english language really started with the arrival of three germanic tribes who invaded britain during the 5th century ad. Language policy in nigeria: problems, prospects and perspectives on the conflicting importance of indigenous of the english language in nigeria called the. Naijang news ★ the origin of english language in nigeria could be found in the colonial history today the english language could be named as one of the most widely used languages in the world.
Language and national development: nigeria’s experience with the english language by alhaji auwalu isa abstract language is an integral part of man. This research study titled ''a comparative study on “the importance of pidgin english in broadcasting”'' contains concise and needed material. Nigeria, the english language is favored for these roles, over and above the indigenous languages for some obvious reasons exposure is required for development to.
This debate is now closed: in my personal opinion i believe that there is no language that is better than others and because some languages do not have a written form that does not mean that is not a legitimate languageon the contrary, this. Abstract english is still taught in nigerian universities more or less as it is taught in the english‐speaking world the paper examines features of the pragma‐sociolinguistic context of english in nigeria to suggest alternative models more adapted to the nigerian context. Nebula 42, june 2007 adejimola: esl in secondary schools in nigeria 324 38) therefore observes that the teaching of the english language does not provide enough. The functions of english in nigeria from the earliest times the use of the english language in nigeria dates back to the late sixteenth and early seventeenth.
The author is a prominent linguistics scholar the study of sociolinguistics of the english language in nigeria has assumed great importance in nigerian universities. Tackling the challenges of teaching english this spells the importance of english in nigeria tackling the challenges of teaching english language. English is important because nigeria has so many dialects from different cultural and ethnic groups learning english as a common language is.
The influence of english language on our nigerian indigenous languages (examples of borrowing from english into yoruba by unilorin undergraduates. At both the primary and secondary levels of education in nigeria, english language is taught to the literature on the importance and relevance of esp in nigeria.
Nigerian cannot be nigeria without the imperial language nigeria is trapped in the local language dilemma, accustomed to speaking english, the language of british colonialism as the imperial power tended to wield together, people of diverse ethnic languages, cultures, traditions and religions. The economic importance of nigeria's cities has resulted in migrations of people from their nigerians commonly use the english language as their primary. The importance of englishaden br /is the teaching of the english language worth a lot of moneylanguageb in nigeria.