Many traditional place names were changed in india during british rule, as well as a limited number during earlier muslim conquests ever since the british left india in 1947, many cities, streets, places, and buildings throughout india have been changed back to their original names over the decades. The status of english language in india 21 introduction 22 english in india 221 pre-independence period 222 the post-independence period 23 educationists with regard to the place of english in system of education and there has been due to this a constant change of. India has “indianised” the english language with its own peculiar masalafication of the vocabulary, phrases and accent - adding colours & flavours i grew up criticizing the english that indians spoke or wrote and attempting to differentiate betwe.
Hyderabad is the center of telecommunications in india with 24-hour telex, international direct dial (idd) telephone, telegram and facsimile services telephone country code is +91 and city code is 040. Paleolithic era remains (stone tools and a skull) in central india show presence of an early species of man, homo erectus archeologists think they lived in india between 200,000 to 500,000 years ago this period is known as the paleolithic era the earliest archaeological site in the subcontinent is the paleolithic hominid site in the soan river valley. In 1668 the english east india company leased the seven islands of bombay from charles ii of england the company found the deep harbour on the east coast of the islands to be ideal for setting up their first port in the sub-continent, and in 1687 they transferred their headquarters from surat to the fledgling settlement. It gives us an introduction that english has occupied an important place in indian education the following is the importance of teaching english in india (i) english has today become one of the major languages of the world.
Large-scale communal violence took place before and after the subcontinent partition into two separate states - india and pakistan english enjoys the status of subsidiary official language but is the most important language for national, india's diverse economy encompasses traditional village farming, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a. A brief history of english language teaching in india mvijayalakshmi, dr manchi sarat babu imperial history of english language teaching advocated english as the medium of instruction in the place of sanskrit and persian. British council office in new delhi is a cultural organisation creating opportunities worldwide our delhi centre is centrally located just minutes away from connaught place we are well-connected by public transport links - including the delhi metro - to all part of the city and ncr. Many historical places in india are listed as unesco world heritage sites due to their cultural importance one of the seven wonders of the world, the taj mahal is undoubtedly india's most famous monument.
An insider's guide into the top palace hotels in india, including the best for royal residences, opulent interiors, romantic settings, extravagant architecture, extensive lawned gardens and. Did you know there are more users of english in india than in the united kingdom, australia, united states, new zealand and south africa combined not only that, but the colourful hindi-to-english translations, and use of what would be considered archaic vocabulary elsewhere, mean that indian english is like no other variety on earth. India is a place where an english teacher will make enough to live fairly comfortably, but perhaps not save a great deal of money the tefl/tesl market is not very strong, compared to other asian countries, and the majority of english teaching positions are unpaid and volunteer. There are 22 major languages in india, written in 13 different scripts, with over 720 dialects the official indian languages are hindi (with approximately 420 million speakers) and english, which is also widely spoken.
The partition of india was the process of dividing the subcontinent along sectarian lines, which took place in 1947 as india gained its independence from the british rajthe northern, predominantly muslim sections of india became the nation of pakistan, while the southern and majority hindu section became the republic of india. Why general knowledge famous places in india in this section you can learn and practice general knowledge questions based on famous places in india and improve your skills in order to face the interview, competitive examination and various entrance test (cat, gate, gre, mat, bank exam, railway exam etc) with full confidence. In the ’70s, one of our most well-known poets, jayanta mahapatra, started a journal of indian writing in english called chandrabhaga because there was no dedicated magazine for indian poetry he used to send his poems abroad which proved expensive and difficult. Short essay on the future of english in india (free to read) many people think that the teaching of english is playing havoc with our native regional languages even the protagonists of hindi, our national language, are deadly opposed to it they think that english is a foreign language and an.
Top 10 books about the british in india from rudyard kipling to william dalrymple, these titles document the folly, cruelty and heroism of the raj if you ask any indian writer which english. Future of english language in india introduction: in the present age of globalization, english language has become an important medium of communication between india and the world english language has bright future in modern india english, as a language, must be studied in free india. The bhangarh is an awesome place and the place has great importance with 4th rank in haunted places of the world my grandmother shared lots of knowledge and stories about the place and i have already visited the place, this place is really awesome. The list of world heritage sites in india is a group of places chosen by unesco, the united nations educational, scientific and cultural organization.