Natives Embracing Global Languages

By on March 6, 2013

The importance of language and communication in our lives is of utmost importance. There is no work left untouched by the use of language. We depend on it gravely to carry out the most meager to the very difficult tasks throughout the day.

The most powerful impact of the complete globalization process is witnessed by millions of emigrants moving outside their home-land to places with better facilities and opportunities in hope of a promising future, the count of which is for-ever increasing. This population mobility done cross-culturally also boosts the multi-lingual culture. In a bid to fit in to a new surrounding and to be able to express themselves clearly without any fear, embarrassment or ambiguity arising due to lack of knowledge of the respective language of their chosen country of stay; people are learning the second language more consciously now. They are putting in sincere efforts to reduce the language barriers and exhibit harmonious co-existence with others. They feel the dire need to blend into the new culture, language and tradition of the country they have moved to in order to be seen as acceptable by the natives of that nation. This creates an extremely well inter-connected world where we are aware about each-others’ rich cultural heritage and history. This proves to be a boon in harvesting university in diversity and promoting peaceful and harmonious co-existence of people from varied ethnic groups.

The professional sphere of a person’s life is also not far behind in the race for multi-lingual coherence. With organizations keen on hiring bilingual and multi-lingual candidates, it gives natives another important reason to expand their vocabulary approach by embracing a new language. The amount of competition in today’s world is commendable. Adding a new language to your resume will open various avenues for you. Your choice, alternatives and options get multiplied. It puts you ahead in the race amongst your competitors. With the ability to converse in a different language you are more likely to be elected to travel and represent your company in various parts of the world. So, it can offer numerous benefits and perks. It becomes a great source of networking and is an excellent tool for marketing and sales professionals.

Keeping in mind the rewards associated with knowing a second language other than their mother-tongue people have started focusing and concentrating on speaking in a more globally recognized language. The demand for English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Japanese, German and Arabic is growing fast steadily. Educational systems are underlining the significance of second languages in their curriculum and are adopting international standards to achieve them. This widening of the voice of the people entails into a more flexible and broad-minded world outlook. The perspective of people changes when they come in contact with other cultures. It helps in increasing modernization in every way. It fosters the growth of the nation in ways which are not expressed in words but felt by heart and seen by eyes. It creates a world which seems so beautifully blended, that there are varied ethnic and religious groups residing in total peace. This increased tolerance towards one another’s cultural heritage is credited to language, which helps in breaking major barriers. Ultimately with all its positivity, “It evolves a world that seems too true to exist and yet we live in it!”

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Tim is a freelance writer and also contributes at Technovate Translations – a company that provides interpretation and document translation services. If not writing for the language and culture subject, he’s in the music room doing some guitar licks

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