Importance of English in our life

English plays an important role in our everyday life. There is great utility of English in modern world. So, the use of English should be continued along with Hindi and other regional languages.

In this land of innumerable regional languages in different States, English serves as a link-language in the country.

English language is widely used in official communications. The abolition of English will adversely affect the office work. Most office-goers know English, but many of them do not know other languages besides their mother-tongue or regional language. Thus, they communicate with each other in English for their everyday work. So, if the office-goers  are asked to bid goodbye to the English language, they will face a great difficulty.

The importance of English in education and student’s life cannot be denied. English remains a major medium of instruction in schools. There are large number of books that are written in English language. If English is abolished today, it will affect the education system in India. So, unless and until we translate these books into various regional languages, it will affect education. But this work is very hard and time-consuming indeed.

Students who want to go abroad for education will have learn to English well. If their command over English is poor, then they may face difficulty in adjusting with the alien environment.

The communication of India with other countries takes place in English language. For a developing country like India, it is essential to be in constant intercourse with other countries.

English is an important language for inter-state communications. Modern India has many large States. People of each State converse in their own language and often cannot speak or understand the regional language of other people. In such cases, English becomes the link between these people. So, here too we cannot deny the importance of English in modern India.

Conclusion: There are some absolute advantages of regional languages over English no doubt, but in spite of that there is the need and importance English language in our life.

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