- 1 Is English widely spoken in India?
- 2 Which English is used in India?
- 3 What is the status of English in India?
- 4 What is India’s first language?
- 5 What is India’s second language?
- 6 Which country English is best?
- 7 Does India use UK English?
- 8 Which English is used in world?
- 9 Which English accent is best?
- 10 Is British or American English better?
- 11 Is Sanskrit older than Tamil?
- 12 Which is first language in world?
- 13 Why is Indian English so bad?
Is English widely spoken in India?
India now claims to be the world’s second-largest English -speaking country. The most reliable estimate is around 10% of its population or 125 million people, second only to the US and expected to quadruple in the next decade.
Which English is used in India?
Indian English is a distinct dialect of English. In theory, English speakers in India follow British English as specified in the Oxford or Longman English dictionaries. In practice, Indians use many words and phrases that don’t exist in British or American English.
What is the status of English in India?
English even today continues to act as an indispensable ‘Link’ language. English symbolizes in Indian minds better education , better culture and better intellect. It is still freely used in administration, judiciary, in education and even for literary purposes in India.
What is India’s first language?
528 million speak Hindi as a first language. It is both the most widely spoken first as well as second language in India, while English is just the 44th most widely spoken first language even though it is the second-most widely spoken second language.
What is India’s second language?
Which country English is best?
The Netherlands has emerged as the nation with the highest English language proficiency, according to the EF English Proficiency Index, with a score of 72. It is ahead of five other northern European nations at the top of the chart. In fact, the only non-European nation in the top ten is Singapore at number six.
Does India use UK English?
The English spoken in India is known as Indian English . This is a mix of British and American words. Most of the Indian English is based from British English . We use the British pronunciation.
Which English is used in world?
Besides the major varieties of English , such as American English , Australian English , British English , Canadian English , Irish English , New Zealand English , Singapore English , and their sub-varieties, countries such as South Africa, India, Nigeria, the Philippines, Jamaica, Malaysia and Trinidad and Tobago also have
Which English accent is best?
British accent has been rated as the most attractive English accent in the world, according to a new survey by the CEOWORLD magazine. These Are The Most Attractive English Accents In The World:
Is British or American English better?
In certain respects American English spelling is more consistent with the way that we say words. British English is much older than American English and these differences are mainly the fault of the French who invaded England in 1066.
Is Sanskrit older than Tamil?
” Sanskrit is the oldest language. India was a world leader [vishwaguru] and Sanskrit was its important element,” he said. Raja said they do not accept that Tamil came from Sanskrit . Tamil is older than Sanskrit and there is record of ‘ Tamil Sangam’ dating back 4,500 years, he said.
Which is first language in world?
The Tamil language is recognized as the oldest language in the world and it is the oldest language of the Dravidian family. This language had a presence even around 5,000 years ago. According to a survey, 1863 newspapers are published in the Tamil language only every day.
Why is Indian English so bad?
Even though India is the 2nd largest English speaking country in the world the main reason why people have difficulty in speaking english fluently is that is it not their native language. Second Language Acquisition/Learning maybe very difficult.