This article aims to discuss some of the reasons why English is important for students in India
As an Indian, we have a little weird relationship with the English language. Even though it is not our national language, we observe this language around us since our childhood.
Growing up, you might have thought that the main reason behind it is that the British ruled India in the 19th century, and now this situation is just the aftertaste of that.
Well, you can be no more wrong nor more Right; yes, our offices and education system were indeed based on the English curriculum, but as India advanced, we got to know that it is now a globally spoken language. To pace up with the world around us, we simply cannot ignore the importance of the English language.
In this segment, we are going to discuss the value and importance of English step-wise. The first time we experience its value is in the education era right, so? That’ll be first, and then we will move on to professional life. So bear with us.
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10 Reasons Why English is Important for Students
As a student, you’ll always get the notion that you have to be fluent in English but never get a logical and reasonable reason. The sentence always ends with ” It will help you in the future,” Right? Then we always ask ourselves, How is it going to help us in our future. Luckily, we will elaborate more than enough reasons about how the English language will help you in the future.
So let’s start with the first and most important one.
1. English is important in Education system of India
The best of our education system is based upon the English language. So to deal with that, it’s quite sensible to learn the English language along with your mother tongue. Nobody likes to be left behind, and in this rapidly changing world where everyone is trying to steer through the heights, you don’t want to be stuck in figuring out what this sentence means or what the hell is that news anchor saying.
From the carvings on your pencil box to your textbook, everything is English scripted, and to understand that, you should have the basic to fluent reading rate in this language.
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2. A good presentation
Everybody likes and appreciates a good presentation, Right. So if you are ever gonna present something in an educational institute, a book club, or literally anywhere with a high literacy rate, you might want to go in with an English language.
It is a real bummer that with the most amazing precious ideas of yours not being able to communicate to others due to the language gap. To cope with this problem, you must be fluent in the English language and know the importance of this language from the very start of your educational career.
Scholarships are a pretty good opportunity for a student to get exposure to the culture of a foreign country. Learn about their education system and analyze what’s different that they are doing while teaching etc.
But as around 53 countries around the globe are recognized to have English as their first language, it gets pretty valid to learn basic English to communicate.
It’s not just the school or college that’ll need basic English speaking skills, but you’ll need them to talk to the locals, get yourself packed up with your basic requirements.
Besides that, most scholarship programs require the candidate to represent himself, his country, his culture in front of his classmates, etc. For that reason, you have fluent speaking English.
4. Access to more Internets
As a student, we usually have to research about a topic thoroughly right? But if we lack comprehensive English skills, we might not achieve the targeted understanding of a topic. As we all know, the majority of the internet information is cryptic with the English language.
So as to understand every topic clearly, you should be able to read whatever it is a writer and comprehend it properly.
5 Access to a wide range of knowledge (translation)
Suppose you are a book lover and like to understand the literature of other cultures and societies. In that case, you want to get your hands on a good English program ( In case your English comprehension is weak), because believe me, you will need that to fulfill your desire.
Most of the best books worldwide are translated into English as the vast majority of the world understands English. That is why most books and scriptures are already translated into this language as it is considered an international language.
6. A language of the media industry
Media plays quite an important role in Education. It is through media that you can know about the current happenings around the world. Also as we all know that some of the major Government job’s test have this subject called current Affairs.
To ace that subject or any other degree, you must be aware of your surroundings and their happenings, and for that to happen, you should be able to speak English.
Nowadays, we know that most of the digital and print media publications in the English language because everyone who cares about this stuff can understand it. It has not only the advantage to the locals but also the Indians abroad.
7. Access to multiple cultures
Even if this point is discussed earlier, it doesn’t degrade its value. Yes, exposure to new cultures and thinking is a game-changer. You won’t even know about the most amazing and exotic aspects of your life, the lives of humans around the world, unless you read something they have written.
A brand new perspective is always a great notion, and to get that notion, and you should have good English communication skills.
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8. Enable you to study abroad
Many of the world’s most prestigious universities, located in countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. In order to gain a place at one of these famous universities, it is very important that you have a good command of the English language.
If you are fluent in English, then you have many opportunities to study abroad. In those developed countries, you have countless chances for promotion, meeting many talented people, and accessing many good sources of knowledge.
9. Excess to various online courses
Online courses are heaven for us, students, right?
I mean, they can teach you what 14 years of Education failed to do. But as these courses are made for students worldwide, the language is chosen for them in English. Even though they are from some local person, he would want to teach students across the globe, so you’ll do a local touch in his accent, but that is not an issue.
The problem is that if you are not capable of understanding English, you might miss many things that you could have learned.
10. Easy communication with students worldwide
Communication with students across the globe is quite an interesting activity; I don’t know if you have ever done it, but it’s like making new friends share your problems with, and you’ll be surprised to know that most of the students face the same issues.
To get that amazing feeling, the feeling of being picked up from depths of hopelessness and despair, you should be able to speak English because it is the common language of the global village.
Think of it this way: English is an alternative for all the languages worldwide; just by learning English, you’ll rarely have to learn any other language to communicate with foreigners.
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