Yes , english is a status symbol in india may be thats because of the fact a major chunk of our population is still unable to speak or read in english the rest , who were fortunate enough to learn this language got the superiority complex. Although just a fifth of the population actually speaks welsh, the language is often brandished as a symbol of uniqueness and differentiation from their english neighbours this is reflected in the bilingual signs and notices throughout the nation, even in predominantly english-speaking areas. The only thing is because of this, for me, english is my preferred language in fact, even my thoughts are in english but that doesn't mean i don't speak other languages. Language education policy, language planning, language management, and their constituting elements (status planning, corpus planning, acquisition planning, etc) are required down the way in the hierarchy of institutions and decision bodies (heugh, et al. Independently, languages like english were standardized, but the way the language is spoken in different parts of the world is a reflection of the effects of culture trousers in britain and pants in america mean the same but sound nowhere near alike, courtesy of the respective cultures.
A language can be limited to no barriers of regions and religions it belongs to one who learns it and loves it the most language and ideas pulsate in a single unison the absence one is the. Status & teaching of english in pakistan language in india 7 : 12 december 2007 akram & mehmood 4 akram & mahmood 4 entered the blood stream of a nation can not by any canon of justice be given the status of just a foreign language. Some groups, such as the french‐speaking residents of quebec in canada, refuse to speak english, which is canada's primary language, for fear of losing their cultural identity although both english and french are canada's official languages.
The role of the culture in the english language learning and teaching in the pakistani text books of the english language 1 the role of the culture in the english language learning and teaching in the pakistani text books of the english language submitted by supervisor muhammad asif miss. Language is arguably a symbol of status in the global society because of the perceived image attached to it for example someone who talks with intricate english with a posh accent will give off. English language learners definition of symbol : an action, object, event, etc, that expresses or represents a particular idea or quality : a letter, group of letters, character, or picture that is used instead of a word or group of words. 1 i am is the shortest complete sentence in the english language 2 a pangram sentence is one that contains every letter in the language for example, the sentence the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog is a pangram.
The korean alphabet was associated with people of low status, ie women, children and the uneducated during the 19th and 20th centuries a mixed writing system combining chinese characters ( hanja ) and hangeul became increasingly popular. English has became one of the most important language in the word and it a communication language at the moment english language has many penefets such as it is important to study in the university also it is important to travel any where in the world english is the basic language for the study some sciences medicine, economics and engineering. Speaking english english is the official language of pakistan speaking english in foreign often fake is idioticrough draft english it's used in offices english has become a status symbol and even our messed up chauvinism can't get us to talk in urdu be proficient in english but don't be a mental slave the language we should be using. But there is also section on language issues (including how new words are created, language and geography and english as a global language), a timeline of important dates in the development of english, a glossary of some of the technical and historical terms used, and a list of sources and links. Similarly, we might study the status of french and english in canada or the status of national and vernacular languages in the developing nations of the world as symbols of fundamental social relations among cultures and nationalities.
English language learners definition of status : the position or rank of someone or something when compared to others in a society, organization, group, etc : high position or rank in society. Symbols are sounds or things which have meaning given to them by the users originally, the meaning is arbitrarily assigned originally, the meaning is arbitrarily assigned for instance, the english word dog does not in any way physically resemble the animal it stands for. Hindustani never achieved the status of a literary language, although mahatma gandhi used it as a symbol of national unity during india's struggle for independence from england status hindi is the primary official language of the union government of india.
Language quotes from brainyquote, an extensive collection of quotations by famous authors, celebrities, and newsmakers the art of communication is the language of leadership - james humes. Being able to speak english with a 'foreign' accent, be it american, australian or british, is often considered an intangible status symbol in india. All sms symbols meaning by freesms on march 23, 2013 in sms symbols written text information is much popular and fast indicates of interaction in today era that not only sent your information but also express your emotions with it. Well, its a status symbol for sure but what you have to understand is that no one treats english as a great language because of the language itself its simply because westerners are scientifically advanced and are rich (add the white color to that.