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Language, so far as we know, is something specific to humans, that is to say it is the basic capacity that distinguishes humans from

all other living beings. Language therefore remains potentially a communicative medium capable of expressing ideas and concepts as well as moods, feelings and attitudes.It is undeniable that English is beginning to become a global language in most parts of the world by and large. It is spoken frequently especially in developed countries for instance The United States of America and The Republic of China. This is an inescapable process of globalisation. However, according to many experts in linguistics, English is dominating todays modern world and thus, disregard mostly minority languages. Therefore, it is essential to consider both arguments including the history of how English gradually become dominant up to the present time, its significance for the international community and how the number of world population affects the widespread of English along with the negative impact of its dominance on minority languages of which linguists are aware of.The key to English globalisation and extension up to the current is basically due to the three eras which English had undergone in the past. According to Svartvik and Leech(2006): English benefited from three overlapping eras of world history. The first era was the imperial expansion of European powers which spread the use of English as well as of other languages, like Spanish, French and Portuguese around the world. The second is the era of technological revolution, beginning with the industrial revolution in which the English-speaking nations of Britain and United States took a leading part, and the later electronic revolution, led above all by the USA. The third is the era of globalization. (p.227) The mentioned three eras are pertinent to one another, for example the second era namely the electronic revolution has introduced the Internet technology including e-mail, e-commerce, ebusiness and other e-activitieswhich supports the third era, the globalisation era likely to take place (Svartvik and Leech, 2006). Further development of the globalisation era leads to the commonness of English in several fields such as science, technology and world trade.Former prime minister of Malaysia , Dr Mahathir Mohamed, who gave two lectures at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina said that English is important to the capital growth in the country. It is not only the changes of individual cultural and tradition languages. Mahathir explained how Malaysia turned from a poor, rice-cultivating country into one of the most competitive industrial giants in Asia . He said that in Malaysia his government struck a balance between its role as a watchdog over the

private sector without choking the free market economy. He added that Malaysia did not adhere to any rigid ideology, whether communists or capitalist, but followed management and production styles appropriate to enhancing his countries capabilities. Mahathir emphasized the importance of tolerating other views and cultures, while preserving one's own identity. By achieving this leaning a second language which will benefit our country is a must. English, the de facto global language, is turning from a mere useful skill into a prerequisite for access to the best jobs and the highest incomes. Nowhere is the growing dominance of English clearer than in information technology. Highlighting the challenge is the Internet, where 80% of Web pages are in English. Since the biggest companies, the hottest startups and the best research institutions are in the U.S., the industry and the technology dance to English lyrics. Beyond its importance in day-to-day business, English is now the prime language of learning - perhaps even of thought. For Asians, especially Malaysia the importance of English in winning promotions is obvious. To make English as an important subject in Malaysia and to enhance the usage of the targeted language many gigantic steps have been carried out by the Malaysian government, such as the about the policy of teaching Mathematics and Science in English in our primary and secondary schools. To support the governments movement in introducing and implementation of English in Science and Mathematics , Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has even invested over RM1mil to train lecturers to teach in English as long as 3 years ago. Other than the changes in the teaching syllabus, Parliament should allow debate in English for one sitting every week to promote the mastery of English by Malaysians as well as overcome the hangover attitude that speaking English is being anti-national or un-Malaysian. It is a good example for the nation too. According to our Prime Minister, that as a country, Malaysia would stand a better chance of succeeding and safeguarding its interests if its people excelled in the language. So, speaking at the a pre-Budget 2005 consultation at the Finance Ministry, the Prime Minister cited as an example that to be active and effective in negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), it was not enough just to be knowledgeable about its rules and regulations but more important to have the strength in negotiation and this required competency in the English language. Dramatic efforts must be made to convey the message effectively to all Malaysians that it is in the national interest to enhance the countrys international competitiveness in the era of globalization and information and communications technology for Malaysians to master the English language. Therefore, Parliament allow debate in English for one sitting every week to promote the mastery

of English by Malaysians . This will give a powerful demonstration effect and send a clear and unequivocal message to all Malaysians of the seriousness and importance of the campaign to get Malaysians of all age groups to master the English language to ensure that the nation can take her rightful place in the international arena whether the global market place or the world of diplomacy. Generally, Standard English today does not depend on accent but rather on shared educational experience, mainly of the printed language. Present-day English is an immensely varied language, having absorbed material from many other tongues. It is spoken by more than 300 million native speakers, and between 400 and 800 million foreign users. It is the official language of air transport and shipping; the leading language of science, technology, computers, and commerce; and a major medium of education, publishing, and international negotiation. For this reason, scholars frequently refer to its latest phase as World English.

1.Why do u need to learn English? Participant A said that English is an international language.It ease communication between people from different background.Participant B agreed with the statement that given by participant A.She also said that English is the medium of communication in many aspects such as business,marketing ,technology and so on.Therefore,it is important for us to learn English to be involved in this developing wold.Participant C support theit statement and also added that being able to speak in English is an additional affect for us to complete in this digital era.Other than that,participant D and E learning English is must and people can be a part of this new growing society.As we all know English is a universal language global language in case we are not the only creature who can speak.The world has changed. We can no longer live alone in our country anymore. If you want to learn the world you need to learn English. With IT, we can open ourselves to the world and the only way we can connect to the world is to the unviersal language. If you are a business man you would have to learn english to expand your business to oversea. Learning another language gives the learner the ability to step inside the mind and context of that other culture.Without the ability to communicate and understand a culture on its own terms, true access to that culture is barre.In a world where nations and peoples are ever more dependent upon on another to supply goods and services, solve political disputes, and ensure international security, understanding other cultures is paramount. Lack of intercultural sensitivity can lead to mistrust and misunderstandings, to an inability to cooperate, negotiate, and compromise, and perhaps even to military confrontation. Intercultural understanding begins with individuals who have language abilities and who can thereby provide one's own nation or community with an insider's view into foreign cultures, who can understand foreign news sources, and give insights into other perspectives on international situations and current events. For survival in the global community, every nation needs such individuals. A person competent in other languages can bridge the gap between cultures, contribute to international diplomacy, promote national security and world peace, and successfully engage in international trade. In conclusion,people judge us by our speking skills,especialy if me are chosen profession is medical, legal,management,or some other job that would be considered a professional position.If we do not speak well ,we wont be nearly as effective in any jobs.So,we have to learn this international language to communicate with others in this global world.All participants agreed with this stataments for this questions.

2.Where will you need to use English? Participants A commented that English should use almost everywhere,for instance in public palces such as hospitals,bank,post office.Other than that, to read any instruction in notice board or in computer ,there we have to use English language.According to the participant B speaking English is depands on the situation and environment as well as the people who are talking too.Participants C agreed with other participants statements and added that he being use Tamil among his family members and use malayt their friends.Participants D and E said that them spoke in English everywhere mainly in classes and public areas.Participants F agreed with participant D and E.But ,he was told that we have to communicate with our lecturer and friends in English language and make it will be help us to improve our English Language. We can concluded that,English language can be speak at anywhere and naanytime as we like.There is no specific time and place to use English language.We have to use English in our daily life as the part of job:so it will lead to improve our language.We can use it when we communicate with friends ,family members and also lecturer.By this,we will become English spookers as soon as possible. All participants agreed with this stataments for this questions

3.How do you improve your English? Participant A said that improve our English by doing a lot of practices.The more doing exersices the more improving our English.Participant B said that improve our English by listening to others.From there can learn word pronaunsation,arranging sentences when speak and mainly how to deliver a message in English properly.Other than that.participant C support the statement that given by other participants and added that watching a lot of English programs on television,hearing radio and so on.Further more,if find any new words can referring to the dictionary.Participant D also agreed other statement and he touch that read more English newspaper,novels,English songs and English poems.After that ,participant E touched that improve their English through reading and simply by speaking with their friends.Finally participant F also said that since he was childhood he reding English newspaper such as Stars,New Strait Time.He also said that reading newspaper one of his habits since childhood.More than that,we can start our own English language blog. Even for people who don't

have to write in English, writing can be a great way of properly learning the kind of vocabulary you need to describe your own life and interests, and of thinking about how to stop making grammar mistakes. The problem most people have is that they don't know what to write about. One traditional way to make sure you write every day in English is to write an English diary (journal), and a more up to date way of doing this is to write a blog. Popular topics include your language learning experience, your experience studying abroad, your local area, your language, or translations of your local news into English.We also write a news diary. Another daily writing task that can work for people who would be bored by writing about their own routines in a diary is to write about the news that you read and listen to everyday. Apart that we can improve English through take a one week intensive course. Although you cannot expect to come out of a very short course speaking much better English than when you started it, if you continue studying a little over the following weeks and months, the knowledge you gained then will gradually come out and mean that your level of speaking, listening are better than they would have been if you hadn't taken that course. This positive effect can still be true up to a year later.As a conclusion,there are many ways to improve English with the present of moden technologies such as internet.Through the internet we can improve english and learn world wide knowledge All participants agreed with this stataments for this questions.