International Language Analysis

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Smith (1976) was one of the first people who defined the term “International Language”. According to him: “International Language is one which is used by people of different nations to communicate with each other” He made certain assertions that show the relation between culture and international language. His assumptions are: • It’s not necessary for a learner of an international language to adopt the cultural norms as well. • The ownership of the worldwide dialect gets to be denationalized. • The instructive objective of taking in a global dialect is to empower learners to convey their thoughts and culture to others. These presumptions by Smith are additionally substantial for the utilization of English as an international language. EIL…show more content…
Further, McArthur (1998) derived the attention of people towards the native and the nativised varieties and the ways that how are they distinguished from one another. The British, American and Australian English are said to be the native varieties as they are used by the large number of people of those countries. Nativised varieties are more up to date that have been created in places where English was not initially used and which have been influenced by nearby dialects and societies. The same case might have happened with English in America and Australia. Potentially they were propelled by the dialect spoken in England and thus embraced their dialect. Later, the no. of speakers of English in America and Australia expanded and they framed their own assortment of English. The English utilized by American's is called American English and the English utilized by Australians is called Australian…show more content…
English that was once the language of only native speakers has now gained the status of an international language. It is considered as the lingua franca. It is not only used for communicative purpose between native and non-native speakers instead it is used by non-native speakers for some meaningful interactions. Graddol found out in one of his research that almost two billion people in today’s world are having the knowledge of English. In fact, the non-native speakers of English have outnumbered the native speakers of English. So, according to this research other linguists; Kachru and Widdowson claimed that English had become a de-nationalized language. As, English has gained the status of an international language so with respect to it English language teaching comes in more focus. Different pedagogical guidelines with reference of EIL should be implemented in ELT in order to raise language learners’ awareness regarding the existence of World Englishes. English serves as most widely used language in both worldwide and nearby correspondence. As per Philipson's, most widely used language English is associated with unique purposes. Those purposes are: • Lingua Academia: It is a medium for content learning and academic

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