Reasons Why the International Community Chose English as a Language of Communication
Language is the main part of our identities as human beings. It provides us to connect to another person, learn about our roots from the written and unwritten side in the world. Historically, language has been linked to culture, customs, and beliefs. Also, people need to get in touch with each other to communicate and continue their social world. Therefore, they use the language. From the past to today, one of the biggest effects on language is that technology which brings people closer and creating the global world. For instance, emails, digitals photos, e-texts, video files. A person who lives in Dubai can send a message to another person who lives in İstanbul or vice versa. Another example is that internet chat rooms are significant to exchange millions of pupils thought. It creates a tremendous shift in human communications.
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Depending on these explanations, asking questions about, what is globalization? What do you mean when you talk about the globalization of language or communication? and is there any connection between the English language and global communication? There are different kinds of debates about this concept of globalization which is one of the best statements is that globalization is a term which references to interact and integrate among governments, companies, people, technology, economy, culture, and language. This mutual effect, creating the world's culture, language, economy, company, people and so forth. At this point, a common language is a core to give identity in terms of interaction at the global home.
As we know, both historical background and the strong positions of the United Kingdom and the United States of America, the world is accepted English as a global language and has spread all over the world. As a result, Every person has to learn this tongue as a second one to communicate a person who is from a different country to get education international level, expand your aspects about life and so on.
I had experience with how ı used English in the global area. I went to England, Brighton in an attempt to get education about teaching styles both theoretical and practical side. All learners of this project came from a different country and besides that, we have one language to speak to each other. We all were nonnative. Finally, After doing that project, I learned the many kinds of teaching styles not only in there but also talking to others, provided to me to learn other country's methods. At this point, as a teacher, expanding my perspective about teaching. It provides me with how ı can handle the students who have complicated learning styles. Moreover, I aware of good teaching involves many other things and the categorization of students as learners have been different.
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In conclusion, technology plays an important role in the development of the globalization of language. It has been linked from one country to another. That is to say, the interaction among people is increasing day by day by using the common language of English so this situation creates an obligation to learn English in an attempt to have more opportunities. Furthermore, the shift in human communications raises the learning of English is not only for mass communications but also commerce, technology, companies as well. It is clear to say that we use English in different fields of all around the world to get in connect which means the English language is the core of transmission in the global world. Finally, we learn English because of the globalization of this language.
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