“Communication is the real work of leadership.”
English as a language for students is of utmost importance, especially in the current times. It helps as a mean of communication between students and their peers, teachers of anyone for that matter. English is the most spoken language over the world and knowing the basics of this language can only be an advantage.
Many educational institutions have students from all over the country and world. Having a vast list of cultures and languages, what brings us all together is communication and the sharing of these cultures. This can only be possible if there is a common language to interact with, English. Knowing the language will help one interact with students from different cities and countries. It helps one communicate better.
Most job interviews nowadays happen in English. That is why having a command over the language is necessary. While in an interview, the interviewer looks for how well the candidate communicates and portrays themselves. And, if you can speak well, it adds another level of confidence for you during the interview, because you know that you have a hold of the situation.
One of the most important reasons to know the language is that most educational institutions these days use English as the main language of teaching. Hence knowing the language ensures that you can apply for a majority of these institutions and understand better what is taught. In fact, many foreign universities have applicants take an internationally recognized test in English before applying to their university.
Knowing the language keeps you updated on the recent happenings around the world. All the current trends, and news are mostly reported in the English language, if you have noticed. Even advertisements are mostly in the English language because they appeal to the majority. Majority of the books and articles that have been published are in the English language. Hence, knowing English opens a new world of knowledge for the reader.
Once you are familiar with the language, you have gained an invaluable skill that is sought after. It also leaves the listener with a good impression. You can also help others struggling with the language. You can spread the knowledge and help those new to this. It is a way to give back to the society.
Communicating with people is a great experience to learn and grow. But to enable this, we need to be able to communicate right and be clear. Having a common language reduces the chances of misunderstanding and helps boost relationships with others. Therefore, English is especially important for students in India, because students still have a lot to learn and grow.