Learning Strategies to Master English for Effective Communication through Active Learning Method

  • K Gnanakkannu Ph.D - Research Scholar (Part-Time), Department of English, Guru Nanak College (Autonomous), Velavhery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu India
  • L R S Kalanithi Associate Professor of English, Research Supervisor, Department of English, Guru Nanak College (Autonomous), Velavhery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

English is one of the most beneficial languages for us to communicate next to our mother tongue. It can even be said to be the easiest link language. Other language are important as well, but not for the same reasons as English is important. It is the only language that truly links the whole world together in terms of education, Health, Technology and Commerce. If not for English, the whole world may not be as united as it is today. The other languages are nevertheless important for their unique values and culture. English can be used as a language for communication in any part of the world. Non – native speakers of English around the world actually outnumber the native speakers. Though these people might not have the same accent as others, the language at least will be understandable. There are various reasons for the importance of English Language. When a person travels to another part of the world either for the sake of business or even as a tourist, the languages may differ. In these conditions, English is the language that helps people to deal with the situation. It is like a universal language. In countries like India, where the land is so vast with people of various cultures live, the languages of each part of the country also differ. Moreover India was in the clutches of the British Colonies for many years during which English language had percolated into our life.Under the circumstances, English can be the only link as people in each place will not be able to learn all the otherlanguages to communicate with the people. English bridges this gap and connects the people. The presence of English as a universal language assumes importance in the fact that more and more people leave their countries not only for the sake of business and pleasure, but also for studying. Education has expounded the role of English as people who go to another country to study can only have English as their medium of study. This is because the individual will not be able to learn a subject in the local language alone. This paperreinforces the fact that learning English language is very important in the current scenario.The strategies to master English for Effective communication.

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2018-04-28
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